Suzanne Jones Crawford

Department of History and Government
Cameron University
2800 W. Gore Blvd., Lawton, OK 73505

628 South Shepler, (580) 581-2497
Email:
suzcr@cameron.edu

Courses Taught

Honors U.S. History to 1865
U.S. History Since 1865
Honors U.S. History Since 1865
American Woman from Colonial to 1890
American Woman 1890 to Present
Progressive Era
Oklahoma History

Education Background

Bachelor of Arts, University of Oklahoma, May, 1963
Major - History; Minor - Geography

Master of Arts, University of Oklahoma, July, 1974
American History

Doctorate of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma, July, 1980
American History

Employment Experience

1998-Present Professor, Cameron University
1991-Present Associate Professor, Cameron University
1987-1991 Assistant Professor, Cameron University
1983-1987 Instructor, Cameron University

Honors and Awards

McMahon Foundation Research Grant, 1981-1983

Oklahoma Foundation for the Humanities Planning Grant, with Lynn R. Musslewhite,
1986-1987

Oklahoma Foundation for the Humanities Research Grant, with Lynn R. Musslewhite,
1987-1988

Cameron University Research Grants, with Lynn R. Musslewhite, 1987-1988, 1988-1989, 1989-1990, 1995-1996

Cameron University Research Grant, 2004

Finalist Oklahoma Book Award, Spring 2004

Finalist Willa Literary Award for Nonfiction, Fall 2004

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Kappa Phi

Professional Papers

"The Curtis Act as an Instance of Forced Assimilation: A Study of American Indian Policy During the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries." Missouri Valley Historical Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, March, 1978

"The Maria Luz Affair: A Study of Late Nineteenth Century Japanese Diplomatic Relations." Conference of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Houston, Texas, April, 1978

"Kate Barnard: Gender, Politics, and Reform in Oklahoma" with Lynn R. Musslewhite. Ninth Mid-American Conference on History, Springfield, Missouri, September 25, 1987

"Western Progressivism Battles Southern Agrarianism: Kate Barnard vs. William H. Murray," with Lynn R. Musslewhite, Tenth Mid-America Conference on History, Lawrence, Kansas, September 24, 1988

"`The Good Angel' and Social Justice in the West: Kate Barnard and Western Progressivism," with Lynn R. Musslewhite, Twenty-eighth Annual Conference of the Western History Association, Wichita, Kansas, October, 1988

"Kate Barnard and the Children of the Disinherited: Gender, Politics, and the Rights of Indian Orphans," with Lynn R. Musslewhite. Fourth Coalition for Western Women's History Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, Forthcoming July, 1992

"Kate Barnard, Progressivism, and Indian Children," Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting, March 1993

 

Professional Presentations

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader on Ordinary People, March 4, 1986, Altus, OK, for “Let’s Talk About It,” a program sponsored by the American Library Association and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader on Prairie City, April 2, 1987, Altus, OK, and November 7, 1991, Mangum, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader for The Professor’s House, May 10, 1987, Lawton, OK, and April 2, 1996, Duncan, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader for Letters of a Woman Homesteader, June 25, 1990, Altus, OK; April 29, 1991, Lindsey, OK; and October 5, 1995, Lawton, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader for Death in a Tenured Position, April 14, 1992, Altus, OK; February 4, 1993, Hobart, OK; March 24, 1997, Yukon, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader on Hatter Fox, April 4, 1991, Mountain View, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader for House of Spirits, September 10, 2001, Altus, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader for The Last of the Mohicans, September 13, 2001, Mangum, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader for American Childhood, November 6, 2003, Mangum, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussion Leader for Woman Warrior: Memories of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, Spetember 13, 2004, Davis, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on One Writer’s Beginnings, April 1993, Duncan, OK; September 4, 1997, Mangum, OK; February 26, 2004, Mountain View, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on Killing Orders, September, 1993, Mangum, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on Shane, September 29, 1994, Mangum, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on Catcher in the Rye, September 14, 1995, Mangum, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on The Silver De Sota, February 22, 1996, Lawton, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on The Awakening, May 16, 1996, Lawton, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on Pigs In Heaven, October 10, 1996, Lawton, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on Briarpatch, March 6, 1997, Lawton, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on Hurrah for my New Free County, March 27, 1997, Mountain View, OK

Humanist Lecturer and Discussant on Little Women, November 6, 1997, Lawton, OK

Lecture for Tracks exhibit “Through Our Grandmothers’ Eyes,” June 5, 2000, Hollis, OK; Sponsored by Oklahoma Council for the Humanities

Lecture for Tracks exhibit “First Americans, First Oklahomans,” May 8, 2001, Cameron University Library; Sponsored by Oklahoma Council for the Humanities

Evaluator for Oklahoma Foundation for the Humanities project, “Fashion: The Reflected Image of History.” Oklahoma Historical Society and Museum of the Western Prairie, Altus, OK, Fall 1985

Chair and Commentator on “Frederick Jackson Turner and the Rhetoric of Progress.” Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting, March 24, 1995

Chair, “Changing Role of Women.” Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting, March 20, 1992

Panel Discussion Member “Meaning and Purpose of History.” 19th Mid-America Conference on History, Stillwater, OK, September 1997

Presentation on Kate Barnard and Early Oklahoma History for Lawton Woman’s Forum, February 6, 1989

Slide narration presentation on Kate Barnard for the Federal Women’s Program, March 2, 1990, Fort Sill, OK

Joint Lecturer and Discussion Leader for Cameron University’s Women’s Day, March 4, 1989

Participant in “A Look at American Visions,” lecture on Elizabeth Cady Staton, May 3, 1990, a program sponsored by the Frederick Arts and Humanities Council and the Oklahoma Foundation for the Humanities

Panel Presentation on Women’s Issues, April 2004, Cameron University

Lecturer and Discussion Leader, Eisenhower High film festival on the fifties, March, 1995, Lawton, OK

Lecturer and Discussion Leader, Eisenhower High film festival on the sixties, March 22, 1997, Lawton, OK

Publications

Preserving the Family Name: Eugene Davis McMahon and the McMahon Foundation, Western Heritage Books, Fall, 1984

One Woman’s Political Journey Kate Barnard and Social Reform, 1875-1930," with Lynn R. Musslewhite University of Oklahoma Press 2003

“The Maria Luz Affair,” The Historian, August, 1984

“Kate Barnard and William H. Murray: Progressive Reform and the Democratic Party in Oklahoma,” with Lynn R. Musslewhite, The Historian, Spring, 1991

“Kate Barnard and Feminine Politics in the Progressive Era,” with Lynn R. Musslewhite, Mid-America, April, 1993


“Kate Barnard, Progressivism and the West,” with Lynn R. Musslewhite, Alternate Views of Oklahoma, Davis Joyce, ed., University of Oklahoma Press, Spring, 1994

“Kate Barnard,” with Lynn R. Musslewhite, Handbook of American Women’s History, Angela Howard Zophy and Frances M. Kavenik, eds., Garland Press, 1990

“Kate Barnard” with Lynn R. Musslewhite, American National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2000

“Lawton,” Encyclopedia of the Great Plains, University of Nebraska Press, forthcoming

“Kate Barnard,” with Lynn R. Musslewhite, Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Historical Society, forthcoming

Review of Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835, Journal of Mississippi History, 1998

Review of Beyond the Frontier: Exploring the Indian Country, Great Plains Quarterly, 1999


Review of Pie Town Women: The Hard Life and Good Times of a New Mexico Homesteader, Journal of the West, Fall 2002

Review of Constructing Girlhood: Popular Magazines for Girls Growing Up in England, 1920-1950, Journal of the West, July 1998

Review of A Matter of Black and White: The Autobiography of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, Journal of Mississippi History, Winter 1996

Review of The Culture of Oklahoma Western Historical Quarterly, Fall 1993

Review of To Change them Forever: Indian Education at the Rainy Mountain Boarding School 1893-1920, Journal of Southern History, Fall 1997

Review of Hell on Women and Horses, Journal of the West, October 1995

University Service

Organizer and member, Task Force to establish Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women, 1989-1990
Organizer and member, Lawton/Fort Sill Women’s-History-Month Task Force, 1990-1991
Research Committee Member 1989-1990, 1994-1996, 1996-1997
Faculty Counsel Representative 1985-1990, 1995-2001
Faculty Senate 2003
Academic Appeals Committee Member 1985-1986, Chair and Member 1986-1988
Academic Standards Committee Member 1987-1989, Chair and Member 1995-1996
Curriculum Committee 2001-2003
Faculty Committee Member 1990-1992
Fringe Benefits Committee Member 1995-1997
Grade Appeals Committee Chair and Member 19986-1988
Lecturers and Concerts Committee Member 1996-1998, Chair 1997-1998
Faculty Development committee Member 1997-1999
Phi Alpha Theta sponsor 1985-1992
Academic Coordinator, Oklahoma Heritage Scholarship Competition 2002, 2003, 2004
History Search Committee 2001-2002, 2004
McNair Mentor 2000, 2003

 

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