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

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