John R. M. Wilson
Professor of History
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Dr. Wilson started at Vanguard in 1989. He teaches a variety of history courses including U.S. History, World Civilizations, Women in American History, U.S. Military History, The Good Old Days, Contemporary American History, Twentieth Century Europe, History of England, History of Baseball, and the department’s senior capstone course, Historiography. An active scholar, he has published several books, including The History of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics; A New Research Guide in History; Turbulence Aloft: The Civil Aeronautics Administration Amid Wars and Rumors of Wars, 1935-1953; Herbert Hoover and the Armed Forces; and Forging the American Character: Readings in United States History. His most recent book is Jackie Robinson and the American Dilemma (Pearson Longman), which appeared in January 2009. He serves as advisor to Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society.
Links for the Family Migration Paper:
Family Migration Leads (note the links at the bottom of this page, which may be of some help)
Geog 304 Imaginary Migration Report Guidelines (This is a report for an imaginary person so it is not exactly like our assignment, but it may give you some ideas of items you might include in your report.)
- Sittser, Gerald L. A Cautious Patriotism: The American Church and the Second World War
- Beck, Stephen E. A Time to Heal: John Perkins, Community Development, and Racial Reconciliation.