Dr. Brad JonesBrad A. Jones

Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator

Office: Social Sciences 124

Email: brajones@csufresno.edu

Office phone: 278-2351

Education:
PhD - University of Glasgow (2006)
BA - Miami University (1999)

 

 

Research/Teaching Interests:

Colonial and Revolutionary America, The Atlantic World, 18th Century British Empire, Popular Politics

Select Publications:

"The Quebec Act and Popular Patriotism in the British Atlantic," in François Furstenberg and Ollivier Hubert, eds., The Quebec Act of 1774 (forthcoming).

""In Favour of Popery:" Patriotism, Protestantism, and the Gordon Riots in the Revolutionary British Atlantic," Journal of British Studies, 52,1 (January 2013), 79-102.

"Making the Middle Class: One Letter at a Time" Reviews in American History, 38 (September 2011)

"Bilingual Hispanic and South-East Asian Students' Challenges in a Freshman History Course," co-authored with Ellen Lipp, CATESOL (California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Journal, 22, 1 (2010/2011), 64-86.

"The American Revolution, Glasgow, and the Makings of the Second City of the Empire," in Europe's Response to the American Revolution, Simon P. Newman, ed. (Palgrave MacMillan, 2006)

So Unnatural an Alliance: The American Revolution and Popular Loyalism in the British Atlantic World (book manuscript, in progress)

Courses Offered:

Undergraduate:

US History to 1877
Colonial America
The American Revolution
The Atlantic World, 1500-1850
The British Empire, 1689-1833

Post-baccalaureate:

Introduction to Graduate Writing and Historiography 
Colonial America
The American Revolution
The British Atlantic World

Work in Progress:

My current research project examines the nature of British Atlantic patriotism during the American Revolution.  I am also working on an article that explores connections between the 1780 Túpac Amaru rebellion and the American Revolution.