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DR. CONNIE S. EVANS

Marting 312
Phone: 440-826-2282
E-Mail: csevans@bw.edu
FAX: 440-826-3264

"The dedicated social historian is second cousin to a tabloid journalist."
                          ---Sir Geoffrey Elton

"History does not repeat itself. The historians repeat each other. There is a vast difference."
                 ---Oscar Wilde

TEACHING SCHEDULE:

FALL, odd-numbered years (2011, 2013)

  • HIS 121I History of Europe I
  • HIS 349I Victorian and Modern Britain 
     

SPRING, even-numbered years (2012, 2014)

  • HIS 121I History of Europe I
  • HIS 323I Enlightenment, French Revolution, and Napoleon
  • HIS 347I Celtic and Medieval Britain
     

FALL, even-numbered years (2012, 2014)

  • HIS 121I History of Europe I
  • HIS 340I Celtic Isles  
     

SPRING, odd-numbered years (2011, 2013)

  • HIS 121I History of Europe I
  • HIS 348I Tudor-Stuart England


VITA

B.A., History, Louisiana State University, December, 1987
M.A., History, Louisiana State University, May, 1990
Thesis : "An Elizabethan Courtier: Sir Francis Knollys"
Ph.D., History, Louisiana State University, May, 1996
Major field: British History; Specialty area: Tudor-Stuart England
Minor fields: Colonial America to 1714; The Reformation in Europe
Dissertation: "Poverty and Social Control in Early Modern Europe: Exeter, 1558-1625" 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio, 1998-present
Visiting Assistant Professor, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1997-1998
Visiting Assistant Professor, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Arkansas, 1996-1997
Instructor, LSU Evening School and Continuing Education Division, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1992-1996 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, 2000-2011

Manuscript on poverty and philanthropy in early modern England under consideration for publication
Current research:  the Knollys family, 1512-1715


Connie S. Evans. Review of "Anne Boleyn: Fatal Attractions" by G. W. Bernard.
 In The Historian, vol. 73, no. 4, Winter, 2011

 

Local Arrangements Chair, Midwest  Conference on British Studies, Cleveland, OH, October, 2010

 

Council Member, Sixteenth Century Studies and Conference, 2007-2010


Chief Financial Officer, Sixteenth Century Studies and Conference, 2000-2006

 

Article published in national British history journal: "'An Echo of the Multitude': The Intersection of Governmental and Private Poverty Initiatives in Early Modern Exeter," Albion 32, no. 4 (winter 2000).
 

PUBLICATIONS 

 

Current research: Courtiers and Bureaucrats: the Knollys family, 1509-1715, completing manuscript

  

Current work: Monograph on topic of poverty, philanthropy and government regulation in early modern England, with Exeter as case study: under consideration by Pickering and Chatto, Publishers

  

Connie S. Evans. Review of "Anne Boleyn: Fatal Attractions" by G. W. Bernard.  In The Historian, vol. 73, no. 4, Winter, 2011.

  

Connie S. Evans.  "Bishops' Wars".  In Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez, et al, editors, The Encyclopedia of Religion and War.  Great Barrington, MA:  Berkshire Publishing Group, LLC, 2004.

 

Connie S. Evans.  "Elizabethan England, 1558-1603" (Interpretive Essay).  In John E. Findling and Frank W. Thackerary, editors, Events That Changed Great Britain Before 1714.  Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 2004.

  

Connie S. Evans.  "The Spanish Armada" (Interpretive Essay), pp. 183-199. In Frank W. Thackeray and John E. Findling, editors, Events That Changed the World Through the Sixteenth Century.  Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 2001.

 

Connie S. Evans.  "'An Echo of the Multitude': The Intersection of Governmental and Private Poverty Initiatives in Early Modern Exeter".  In Albion, vol. 32, no. 3, Fall 2000, pp. 408-428. 

 

PAPERS PRESENTED:  CONFERENCE APPOINTMENTS

 

"Speaking Stones" panel chair, Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, Orlando, Florida, January 3-7, 2012

 

"Summary of Papers: Honoring David Cressy" presented at the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Cleveland, Ohio, October 8, 2010

 

"The Administration of Philanthropy in Exeter, 1625-1714" presented at the North American Conference on British Studies, Louisville, Kentucky, November 6, 2009

 

"Responses of Women to Poverty in the Seventeenth Century" presented at the American Historical Association, Washington, D.C., January 6, 2008 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

American Historical Association

North American Conference on British Studies

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference � Board of Directors, 2007-2010

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference � Financial Officer, 2001-2006

Midwest Conference on British Studies (Local Arrangements Officer, 2010 meeting)

Phi Alpha Theta (past president of LSU Zeta Eta chapter, 1987-1990); chapter advisor, Delta Upsilon,     1999-2004, 2009 to present

 

CURRENT COLLEGE SERVICE

Acting Chair, Humanities Division, Fall, 2011
Promotion and Tenure, HUM Division member, 2011-2014
Servoce Learning Countil Member, 2008 to present
Gender Studies Minor Council

DEPARTMENT SERVICE

AHA Liaison
Phi Alpha Theta, Delta Upsilon Chapter, Faculty advisor, 1998-2004, 2009 to present 
Marting Lecture Coordinator  
 


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