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Dr. Casey Harison

Image is of Casey HarisonProfessor of History
University of Iowa, 1993

Curriculum vitae (pdf format)

Office: LA 3018
Office phone: 812/465-7150
Fax: 812/465-7152
Mailing address:
     Department of History
     University of Southern Indiana
     8600 University Blvd.
     Evansville, IN 47712  USA

Courses Regularly Taught
HIST 112 World Civilizations since 1500
HIST 349 Europe, Napoleon to World War I
HIST 351 Europe, World War I to the Present
HIST 371 Tsarist Russia
HIST 372 The Soviet Union

Courses Periodically Taught
HIST 348 Europe, 1648 to 1815
HIST 362 Modern France

HIST 398 Readings
HIST 451 French Revolution and Napoleon
HIST 452 European Revolutions

HIST 454 History and Film
HIST 499 Seminar

History Resources
International Institute of Social History
Paris Commune
Paris Maps
French Revolution

Franco-American Relations
Paris Streets
Père Lachaise

Research interests

Nineteenth-century French society with focus on working class and collective action; also, topics in Atlantic history.

Publications include

"Redemptive Violence and Stuttering across the Atlantic: The Who's 'My Generation' and Herman Melville's Billy Budd in Historical Perspective,” Atlantic Studies, Volume 8, Issue 1, (March 2011), 49 - 68.

“Using Book Tests to Get Students to Read,” AHA Perspectives on History, 46:8 (Nov. 2008), 33-34.

The Stonemasons of Creuse in Nineteenth-Century Paris (University of Delaware Press, 2008).

"The Paris Commune of 1871, the Russian Revolution of 1905, and the Shifting of the Revolutionary Tradition," History & Memory 19:2 (Oct. 2007), 5-42.

"The French Revolution on Film: American and French Perspectives,"
The History Teacher 38 (May 2005), 299-324.

"'La Question du Marchandage': The Political and Legal Struggle Against Exploitative Subcontracting in Paris, 1881-1911,"
European History Quarterly 32 (Oct. 2002), 451-88.

"The Rise and Decline of a Revolutionary Space: Paris' Place de Grève and the Stonemasons of Creuse, 1750-1900," Journal of Social History 34 (2000), 403-36