Faculty Scholarship: History

Dr. Bentz

Adam Bentz

Adjunct Instructor of History

B.A. Lebanon Valley College
M.A. Lehigh University
Lehigh University


Dr. Bentz teaches courses in American history and American Studies. Bentz received the Lehigh Department of History’s Elizabeth V. Stout Dissertation Prize for his 2015 dissertation. He has research interests have focused on Pennsylvania Representative Francis E. Walter, the subject of his dissertation, immigration, political history, and prohibition in the Lehigh Valley. He also serves as the Lebanon County Historical Society’s Archivist & Librarian for the Hauck Research Archives.

Dr. Broussard

James H. Broussard
Professor of History

A.B., Harvard University
M.A., Duke University
Ph.D., Duke University

Dr. Broussard teaches American history and historiography. His research and publications concentrate on the Jefferson-Jackson era, the South, and American politics. He formerly served as executive director of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.

Dr. Hinshaw

John Hinshaw

Professor History, Politics & Global Studies

B.A. Macalester College
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Hinshaw teaches courses on modern American history, African-American history, urban history, African history, world history, labor history, and specialized courses in race and ethnicity. He has written and edited books on the industrial revolution in world history, the steel industry and steel workers in Western Pennsylvania, and the labor movement in the United States.

Dr. McCoy


Rebecca McCoy
Associate Professor History, Politics & Global Studies

A.B., Mount Holyoke College

M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. McCoy teaches world civilization and specialized courses in European History. Her research focuses on the social, religious, and political history of France from the 17th to the 19th century. Other teaching and research interests include the history of European women, the cultural and intellectual history of modern Europe, and the development of nationalism and national identity.

Dr. Schroeder

Michael Schroeder

Associate Professor History, Politics & Global Studies

B.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Michigan


Dr. Schroeder teaches the Atlantic World since 1500, focusing on Latin America and the United States since the Age of Revolution. A social, cultural, and political historian whose research focuses on twentieth-century Nicaragua, he is co-author of the widely used college textbook The Twentieth Century and Beyond (McGraw-Hill, 2007) and author of numerous scholarly articles and chapters in his area of expertise.

Dr. Bentz Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Bentz, A. (2015, October 9). A “nation of immigrants’” or the “suicide of a superpower?” Rhetorical lessons on America’s

perennial immigration debate. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Historical Association, Holiday Inn, Grantville, Pa.

Dr. Bentz Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Bentz, A. T. (2016). "Cracking the door: “Mr. Immigration” and the Hungarian refugee crisis, 1956–57." Pennsylvania Legacies

16, (2): 20-25. doi:10.5215/pennlega.16.2.0020

Dr. Broussard's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Broussard, J. H. (2015). Ronald Reagan: Champion of conservative America. New York, NY: Routledge.

Dr. Hinshaw's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Hinshaw, J. H. (2015, October 8).  Dutchirican: Puerto Ricans in Central PA. Paper Presented at the Pennsylvania Historical

Association, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa.

Guzman-Zavala, I., Luna Minguez, T., & Hinshaw, J.H. (2015, April 17-18). Oral histories of Latina Mennonites. Paper

presented at MACLAS XXXVI, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.

Dr. Hinshaw's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Hinshaw, J. H. (2014). The costs of union leadership. Human Ethology Bulletin – Proc. of the IV ISHE Summer Institute, n.v., 56-57. Retrieved from http://media.anthro.univie.ac.at/ishe_journal/index.php/heb/article/view/95/101

Dr. Hinshaw's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Hinshaw, J. H., & Stearns, P. N. (2013). Industrialization in the modern world: From the industrial revolution to the internet.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Dr. Hinshaw's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2012 Celebration

Hinshaw, J. H. (2011). Review essay: Darwinian evolution and social history. Journal of Social History, 45(1), 261-273.

Dr. McCoy's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

McCoy, R. K. (2016, July).  H-France Review.  [Review of the book Place and locality in modern France by Philip Whalen and Patrick Young (Eds.) London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014]. H-France Review, 16, 1-7. http://h-france.net/vol16reviews/vol16no98mccoy.pdf

McCoy, R. K. (2016).  Protestant and Catholic tensions after the French Revolution: The religious nature of the white terror in Languedoc, 1815.  In The Proceedings of the Western Society for French History.  Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Dr. McCoy's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

McCoy, R. (2015, November 5-7). Protestant and Catholic tensions after the French Revolution: The religious nature of the white

terror in Languedoc, 1815. Paper presented at the Western Society for French History Conference, Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Schroeder's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Schroeder, M. (2016, May 27-30). Los Voluntarios: The dialectics of insurgency & counterinsurgency in the mountains of Las Segovias, Nicaragua,1928-1929.  Paper presented at the 50th Annual Conference of the Latin American Studies Association, New York, NY

Schroeder, M. (2016, March).  Introducción crítica a los documentos sobre la escuela de Las Sabanas.  Revista de Temas Nicaragüenses, 95, 235-42. http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn95.pdf

Schroeder, M. (2016, October). La batalla de Ocotal el 16 de julio de 1927. Revista de Temas Nicaragüenses 102, 222-225.  http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn102.pdf

Schroeder, M. (2016, November). Viaje de Espionaje a la República de Honduras.  Revista de Temas Nicaragüenses 103, 191-213.  http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn103.pdf

Dr. Schroeder's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Schroeder, M. J. (2015 March). Dos caminantes continentales, dos encuentros con el General Sandino, y las dinamicas de

rebelion y contrainsurgencia (1927 y 1931). Revista De Temas Nicaraguenses, 83, 70-91.

Schroeder, M. J. (2015, April 17-18). The black legend of marine corps atrocities in the love letters of Emil Thomas of

Cleveland, Ohio. Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American

Studies (MACLAS), Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.

Schroeder, M. J. (2015, July). La Leyenda Negra de las atrocidades de la Infanteria de Marina en Nicaragua en las cartas de

amor de Emil G. Thomas de Cleveland, Ohio, 1925-1929. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 87, 23-52.

Schroeder, M. J. (2015, October). Nacimiento del culto a la personalidad de Anastasio Somoza Garcia en las paginas de los

Boletines de la Guardia Nacional, 1933-1935. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 90, 45-65.

Schroeder, M. J. (2016). The Sandino rebellion digital historical archive, Nicaragua, 1927-1934. Oxford research

encyclopedia of Latin American history. N.Y.: Oxford. 

Dr. Schroeder's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Schroeder, M. J. (2014). Los malditos pajaros de hiero: La guerra aerea en Nicaragua durante la rebelion de Sandino, 1927-1932. Revista De La Academia De Geografia e Historia De Nicaragua, 75, 137-202.

Schroeder, M. J. (2014). EDSN pages. Retrieved from http://www.sandinorebellion.com/HomePages/edsn.html

Schroeder, M. J. (2014). Marine Corps P.F.C. Emil Thomas letters. Retrieved from http://www.sandinorebellion.com/USMC-Docs/USMC-docs-Thomas1.html

Schroeder, M. J. (2014). TEDx Lancaster: Rivers of garbage. Retrieved from http://youtube.com/watch?v=meCHEIH_LpoY

Schroeder, M. J. (2014). Los Voluntarios. Retrieved from http://www.sandinorebellion.com/GNNPgs?Voluntarios1.html

Schroeder, M. J. (2014). Los Voluntarios. Retrieved from http://www.sandinorebellion.com/GNNPgs/Voluntarios1.html

Schroeder, M. J. (2014, Julio 14-18). Los testimonios del IES en Nicaragua, 1980-1984: Rupturas y congruencias narrativas en un proyecto de memoria de un estado revolucionario. Ponencia Presentada Al XII Congreso Centroamericano De Historia, Universida de San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador.

Schroeder, M. J. (2014, March 7-8). Los Voluntarios: A failed counterinsurgency experiment of the U.S. Marines & Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, January-July 1929. Paper presented at the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Schroeder, M. J. (2015, Forthcoming). The Sandion Rebellion digital historical archive, Nicaragua, 1927-1934. In W. Beezley (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History (n.p.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780199366439.013.77

Schroeder, M. J. (April 2014). Los 'Voluntarios': Un experimento en contraisurgencia fracasado, Enero-Mayo de 1929. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, (72), 93-99. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn72.pdf

Schroeder, M. J. (August 2014). Geografias culturales de agravio y guerra: La region de la Costa Atlantica en la primera Revolucion Sandinista, 1926-1934. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, (76), 65-103. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn76.pdf

Schroeder, M. J. (March 2014). Construir una casa para aguantar las tormentas: Como contar la historia del ejercito defensor de la Soberania Nacional? / Building a house to stand the storms: How to tell the story of Sandino's defending army? Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, (71), 33-66. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn71.pdf

Schroeder, M. J. (May 2014). Promesa y fallas de la historia oral como evidencia historica. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, (73), 33-36.

Schroeder, M. J. (October 2014). La formacion de un gringo historiador de Nicaragua. Tierra Nica,  4-5. Retrieved from http://issuu.com/tierranica/docs/ot_35290/5?e=0

Dr. Schroeder's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Schroeder, M. J. (Abril 2013). "Y tambien ensenenles a leer": Un archivo digital sobre la formacion de la Guardia Nacional Nicaragua, 1925-1979. Temas Nicaraguenses, 60, 62-65.

Schroeder, M. J. (Junio 2013). 'Todo rencor de familias': Guerra civil, imperialismo, nactionalismo popular y la formacion del estado, revueltos en las segovias de Nicaragua. Temas Nicaraguenses, 62, 14-63.

Schroeder, M. J. (Mayo 2013). Guerras de palabras: Hojas volantes y propaganda politica de los marinos y la Guardia Nacional, el EDSN, los partidos liberal y conservador y otros. Temas Nicaraguenses, 61, 16-19.

Schroeder, M. J. (2012). Review of Robert James Sierakowski's In the footsteps of Sandino: Geographies of revolution and political violence in northern Nicaragua, 1956-1979. Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Schroeder, M. J. (Agosto, 2013). "Dos libros, dos relatos de luchas heroicas del pueblo Nicaraguense," resena de Jorge Eduardo Arellano, guerrillero de nuestra America: Augusto C. Sandino (1895-1934), 2nd ed., managua: HISPAMER, 2008, y onofre guevara lopez, cien anos de movimiento social en nicaragua: Relato cronologico, managua: Instituto de historia nicaragua y centroamerica (IHNCA-UCA), 2008 (reprint of book review in Mesoamerica, no. 52, 2010). Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 64

Schroeder, M. J. (Diciembre 2013). Abriendo una grieta en el silencio: La foto misteriosa y el telegrama de Martha Hernandez Martinez. Revista De Temas Nicaraguenses, 68, 85-90.

Schroeder, M. J. (Julio 2013). Los eventos son la verdadera dialectica de la historia: Las batallas de el bramadero, 27-28 febrero de 1928. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 63, 68-78.

Schroeder, M. J. (Septiembre 2013). Luchas por el poder entrelazadas: Un archivo digital sobre los costenos y la costa atlantica en los tiempos de Sandino. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 65, 51-55.

Schroeder, M. J., & Brooks, D. C. (September 2013). Caudillismo masked and modernized: The remaking of the nicaraguan state via the Guardia Nacional, 1925-1940. Journal of Latin American Studies. (Manuscript under review for publication).

Dr. Schroeder's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Schroeder, M. J. (2012). Cultural geographies of grievance and war: Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast region in the first Sandinista revolution, 1962-1934. Dialectical Anthropology, 36(3-4), 161-196. doi:10.1007/s10624-012-9272-z

Schroeder, M. J. (2012). Response to comments by Wolfgang Gabbert and Jeff Gould. Dialectical Anthropology, 36(3-4), 213-216. doi:10.1007/s10624-012-9277-7

Schroeder, M. J. (December 2012). El “archivo gordo sobre la situación de Sandino” digitalizado, División de Inteligencia Militar, Estados Unidos, 1928-1933. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 56, 83-85. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn56.pdf

Schroeder, M. J. (January 2013). Imposición de la Democracia por el Imperio Norteamericano: Reflexiones Críticas sobre las Elecciones Nicaragüenses de Noviembre de 1928 (Cover story). Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 57, 4-14. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn57.pdf

Schroeder, M. J. (November 2012). Archivo digital de las cartas y telegramas a enviado especial norteamericano Henry L. Stimson, Abril-Mayo de 1927. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 55, 87-89. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn55.pdf

Schroeder, M. J. (October 2012). Un archivo digital de mapas históricos de Nicaragua. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 54, 63-65. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn54.pdf

Schroeder, M. J. (September 2012). Los malditos pájaros de Hierro: La guerra aérea en Nicaragua durante la Rebelión de Sandino, 1927-1932. Revista De Temas Nicaragüenses, 53, 47-87. Retrieved from http://www.temasnicas.net/rtn53.pdf

Dr. Schroeder's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2012 Celebration

Knect, Z., & Schroeder, M. J. (2011). Interactive map of Nicaragua and its Atlantic Coast region. http://www.sandinorebellion.com/HomePages/eastcoast.html
Project: Digitizing History: Building and Expanding an Interpretive Digital Archive on the Sandino Rebellion in Nicaragua, 1927-1934.

Schroeder, M. J. (2011). Cultural geographies of grievance and war: Nicaragua’s Atlantic coast region in the first Sandinista Revolution, 1926-1934. Illustrations, photos, pictures.

Schroeder, M. J. (2011). National security and transnational insecurity. In J. Dym, & K. Offen (Eds.), Mapping Latin America: A cartographic reader (pp. 246-249). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Schroeder, M. J. (2011 submission). Cultural geographies of grievance and war: Nicaragua's Atlantic coast region in the first Sandinista Revolution, 1926-1934. Dialectical Anthropology.

Schroeder, M. J. (2012). Sandino Rebellion. Retrieved February 8, 2012, from http://www.sandinorebellion.com/HomePages/eastcoast.html
Houses and provides open access to 1,350 digital images of 687 documents; soon to house nearly 2,300 digital images of over 1,000 documents.

Schroeder, M. J., & Brooks, D. C. (2011). Rebellion from without: Foreign capital, missionaries, Sandinistas, Marines and Guardia, and Costenos in the time of the Sandino Rebellion. In L. Baracco (Ed.), National integration and contested autonomy: The Caribbean coast of Nicaragua (pp. 45-87). New York, NY: Algora Press.