Faculty Profile for Dr. Jeffrey L Helgeson

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Dr. Jeffrey L Helgeson
Associate Professor — History
TMH 202
phone: (512) 245-2183

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Helgeson, J. L. (2018). “Politics in the Promised Land: The Influences of the Great Black Migration on the Midwest,.” In Finding the Lost Region: A Conference on Rediscovering the Midwest, America’s Most Common Ground (pp. 111–128). Lincoln, Nebraska, United States: University of Nebraska Press.
  • Helgeson, J. L. (n.d.). Thoughts on a Critical Regional History of the Midwest: Examining the Legacies of the Dream of a White Yeoman’s Republic. Middle West Review.
  • Helgeson, J. L. (2018, October). Choice.
  • Helgeson, J. L. (2018, March). The Journal of American History.
  • Helgeson, J. L. (2017, October). Middle West Review.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Provost's Supplemental Developmental Leave, Office of the Provost. 2017 - 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Golden Apple Award. 2016
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Service, Texas State University College of Liberal Arts. 2016
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change National Book Award, University of Memphis. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. 2015

Selected Grants

  • Helgeson, Jeffrey L. Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2017). Grant.
  • Helgeson, Jeffrey L. Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2014). Grant.
  • Helgeson, Jeffrey L. Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2011). Grant.
  • Helgeson, Jeffrey L. Presidential Research Leave, Texas State University. (Funded: January 2018 - May 2018). Grant.
  • Helgeson, Jeffrey L. Faculty Developmental Leave, Texas State University. (Funded: August 2017 - December 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Chair
Discussion Section Committee
August 2018-Present
Member
Program Committee, Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History
2014-Present
Other
The Labor Trail: Chicago’s History of Working-Class Life and Struggle,” and “The Interactive Labor Trail” (www.chicagolabortrail.org)
2006-Present
Chair
Search Committee for Assistant Professor of African American History
2018-2019
Member
Search Committee for Associate Professor African American History and Coordinator of African American Studies Minor
2018-2019