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Blum, Edward J. 1977–

Blum, Edward J. 1977–

PERSONAL:

Born November 26, 1977, in Wilmington, DE; son of James (an accountant) and Mary (a dental hygienist) Blum; married Sarah Hardin (a teacher), August 2, 2002. Ethnicity: ‘White.’ Education: University of Michigan, B.A. (with honors) 1999; University of Kentucky, M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2003.

ADDRESSES:

Home—San Diego, CA. Office—Department of History, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego, CA 92182. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Baylor University, Waco, TX, fellow in sociology and anthropology, 2003-04; Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, associate editor, 2005; Kean University, Union, NJ, assistant professor of history, 2006-07; San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, assistant professor of history, 2007—. University of Notre Dame, fellow of W.E.B. DuBois Center for the Advanced Study of Race and Religion; guest speaker at other institutions, including Moody Bible Institute, Harvard Divinity School, Boston, MA, College of Charleston, and Shepherd University; conference participant; consultant to Lilly Foundation.

MEMBER:

American Historical Association, American Society of Church Historians, Organization of American Historians, American Sociological Association, American Studies Association, Southern Historical Association, Southern Association of Women Historians, Southern Sociological Society (archivist), New England American Studies Association.

AWARDS, HONORS:

C. Vann Woodward Dissertation Prize, Southern Historical Association, 2003, for ‘Gilded Crosses: Race, Religion, and the Reforging of American Nationalism, 1865-1898"; best paper prize for U.S. history, Southwestern Historical Association, 2004; Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship, George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, Shepherd University, 2006, for Reforging the White Republic: Race, Religion, and American Nationalism, 1865-1898; grant from National Endowment for the Humanities, 2006; named top young historian by History News Network, 2007.

WRITINGS:

(Editor, with W. Scott Poole, and contributor) Vale of Tears: New Essays in Religion and Reconstruction, Mercer University Press (Macon, GA), 2005.

Reforging the White Republic: Race, Religion, and American Nationalism, 1865-1898, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 2005.

W.E.B. DuBois, American Prophet, University of Pennsylvania Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2007.

Contributor to the book, People of the Dream: Multiracial Congregations in the United States, edited by Michael Emerson, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 2006. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Journal of Religion and Society, Mid-America: Historical Review, Journal of Southern History, Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Philosophia Africana, Journal of African American History, Mark Twain Studies, and Journal of Presbyterian History. Member of editorial board, Southern Historian.

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