Extended Vita (CV)

Dr. Jessica Brannon-Wranosky

Distinguished Professor of Digital Humanities and History

Texas A&M University-Commerce

jessica [dot] wranosky [at symbol] tamuc [dot]  edu

Curriculum Vita—Updated December 2020

EDUCATION

University of North Texas                           

Received: Doctorate of Philosophy in History

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi                            

Received: Masters of Arts in History & Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

 

RECENT PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2017-Currently   Texas A&M University-Commerce—Department of History

                     Distinguished Professor of Digital Humanities and History;

                                Graduate Faculty; Gender Studies Affiliated Faculty

2010-2017         Texas A&M University-Commerce—Department of History

                  Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of History

Graduate Faculty; Gender Studies Affiliated Faculty

2008-2010          University of North Texas—Department of History

                   Lead Designer and Lead Instructor for the Department of History’s

                     100% Online Large Enrollment Survey Courses

PRINT PUBLICATIONS:

Monographs and Anthologies—

2017                      Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica, and Bruce A. Glasrud, eds. Impeached: The Removal of Texas Governor James E. Ferguson, A Centennial Examination. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2017.

Journal Articles and Anthology Chapters—

Forthcoming        Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “Maude Sampson Williams—NAACP Leader and Suffragist.” In We Did It: Portraits of African American Women in Texas History. Edited by Bruce A. Glasrud. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, forthcoming.

2019                       Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica, and Cecilia Gutierrez Venable. “To Lead and To Vote: Black Woman Suffragists and the NAACP in the South,” Black History Bulletin [A Journal for educators published by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History] Vol. 82, No. 2 (Summer/Fall 2019).

2017                      Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “The Texas Governor’s Impeachment in History and Memory.” In Impeached: The Removal of Texas Governor James E. Ferguson, A Centennial Examination. Edited by Jessica Brannon-Wranosky and Bruce A. Glasrud. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2017.

2015                      Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “History, Memory and Perspective: Christia V. Daniels Adair’s 1977 Interview with the Black Women Oral History Project,” Sound Historian [The Texas Oral History Association Journal] (2015), 51-61.

2015                      Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “Mariana Thompson Folsom:  Laying the Foundation for Women’s Rights Activism.” In Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives. Southern Women: Their Lives and Times. Edited by Elizabeth Hayes Turner, Rebecca Sharpless, and Stephanie Cole. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015.

2014                      Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “Reformers, Populists, and Progressives: Texas Between Reconstruction and the Roaring Twenties, 1875-1920.” In Discovering Texas History. Edited by Bruce A. Glasrud, Light Townsend Cummins, and Cary D. Wintz. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014.

2013                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “Investing in Urban: The Connected Growth of the Woman’s Monday Club and the Entrepreneurial Elite of Corpus Christi, Texas.” In This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell. Edited by Richard B. McCaslin, Donald E. Chipman, and Andrew J. Torget, 311-334. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2013.

2009                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “Defining the United States-Mexico Border and Immigration from 1910-1920: Geographical, Cultural, Economic, and Political Communities,” Journal of South Texas 22 (Spring 2009), 67-84.

DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS & PROJECTS:

2016-currently     Project Director, Handbook of Texas Women Project. Austin: Texas State Historical Association Press, https://texaswomen.tshaonline.org.

2020                       Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “Woman Hollering Creek and Other Histories of Texas Women and the Land [Digital Article and Visual Display].” Texas General Land Office Save Texas History Program. Available via https://medium.com/save-texas-history/woman-hollering-creek-and-other-histories-of-texas-women-and-the-land-69894ea7f9f2.

2019                       Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica, ed. Texas Women and the Vote: A Look At Texas Women Who Worked for Voting Rights Before and After 1920—To Commemorate the Centennial of Texas’s Ratification of Nineteenth Amendment (e-book and accompanying webpage). Available via https://texaswomen.tshaonline.org/suffrage/.

2017                       Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica, ed. Women Across Texas History: Volume 2—Early Twentieth Century (e-book). Austin: Texas State Historical Association Press, 2017. Available via https://join.tshaonline.org/ebook-offers/texas-women/enthusiast/.

2016                       Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica, ed. Women Across Texas History: Volume 1—The Nineteenth Century and Before (e-book). Austin: Texas State Historical Association Press, 2016. Available via https://join.tshaonline.org/ebook-offers/texas-women/enthusiast/.

2014                       Digital Media Author. Give Me Liberty: An American History. 4th Brief ed. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

2013                       Digital Media Author. Give Me Liberty: An American History. 4th ed. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

2012                       Script Writer, Narrator, and Producer. “The U. S. Votes-for-Women Movements” Video Documentary Film Short. For the “American Voter” Project. Sponsored by the American Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division.

2010                       Freelance Digital Writer & Designer, “Map Quizzes”/ “Imap: Geoquizzes.” America: A Narrative History. 8th ed & 9th ed. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

2009-2011             Project Consultant and Freelance Digital Writer & Designer. Give Me Liberty: An American History. 3rd Full and Brief ed. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

2004                       Digital Content Author and Digital Design Consultant, The Woman’s Monday Club Collection and La Retama Club Collection Online Archival Exhibits. Corpus Christi Central Public Library. http://obc.cclibraries.com/laretama/laretamahome.htm http://obc.cclibraries.com/MondayClub/index.htm

 

CURRENT WORKS IN PROGRESS, COMMISSIONED, OR UNDER REVIEW:

Monographs—

Under Revision   Southern Promise and Necessity: Texas, Regional Identity, and the National Woman Suffrage Movement, 1868-1920.

In Progress           Lupe’s Daughters: A Story of Gender, Heritage, and Property.

 Digital Projects—

2016-currently     Project Director, Handbook of Texas Women’s History (a statewide, multiyear, educational and content development campaign focusing on Women’s History for the Handbook of Texas Online), Texas State Historical Association, 2016-2020.

In Progress           Project Director (Editor), Women Across Texas History: Volume 3—The Late Twentieth Century (e-book). Due out from the Texas State Historical Association Press.

 

SELECT CONFERENCES, ADDRESSES, AND INVITED TALKS:

April 2021           Speaker, Humanities Texas Teaching Texas History Spring 2021 Webinar Series. (forthcoming)

March 2021         Chair and Moderator, “The Role of the Handbook of Texas Women in Women’s

(forthcoming)      Public Representation, A Roundtable Discussion.” Texas State Historical Association 125th Annual Meeting. To Be Held Virtually Online.

Nov. 2020             Speaker, “Diversifying the Memory of the Texas Woman Suffrage Movement—A Centennial Re-examination.” Feminist First Friday Texas Tech University Women’s and Gender Studies, held virtually online.

Nov. 2020             Guest Discussion Leader, “Rosalyn Terborg-Penn’s African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850–1920.” Texas A&M University-Commerce Gender Studies Reading Club, held virtually online.

Sept. 2020            Speaker, “High Noon Talk: Sister Suffragist.” Bullock Texas History Museum, Austin, Texas, held virtually online.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEDVaE8eBOs

Sept. 2020            Constitution Day Speaker, “The Nineteenth Amendment is 100 Years Old: Looking at the Votes for Women Movement form the 21st Century.” Tarrant County College-Northeast, Hurst, Texas, held virtually online.

Aug. 2020             Panelist, “Brawling Politics: Texans Fight for Control in the Era of the Klan,” for the Witte Museum e 2020 Conference on Texas: On Resilience Past, Present, and Future, held virtually online.

Aug. 2020             Roundtable Discussant, “To Vote: Voting Rights for All of Some.” City of Austin, Oakwood Cemetery Chapel Historical Programs, Austin, Texas, held virtually online.

Aug. 2020             Speaker, PetCo National Women Employees Voter Education Event, held virtually online and broadcast nationwide.

April 2020           Interviewer and Moderator, “Political Intellectuals, Texas Women’s Voices in the Twentieth Century” with Merline Pitre, Cynthia Orozco, and Cecilia Gutierrez Venable. League of Women Voter of Texas State Convention, Austin, Texas.—CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 EVENT RESTRICTIONS.

April 2020           Keynote Breakfast Speaker, “A Look Back At 100 Years: History of Suffrage in Texas and the Nation.” American Association of University Women Texas State Convention, Pflugerville, Texas.—CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 EVENT RESTRICTIONS.

March 2020       Speaker. Sam Houston State University Women’s History Month, Huntsville, Texas.

Feb. 2020           Keynote Speaker, “The Nineteenth Amendment Turns 100: Texas and Woman Suffrage in Historical Trends.” Women in Texas History Luncheon, Texas State Historical Association 124th Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.

Feb. 2020           Chair and Organizer, “Votes for Women Turns 100: Marking the Woman Suffrage Centennial in Texas.” Texas State Historical Association 124th Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.

Jan. 2020           Speaker. Humanities Texas Teacher Workshop, hosted by Humanities Texas in Harlingen, Texas.

October 2019       Keynote speaker, Texas League of Women Voters Annual Meeting and Centennial Year Kickoff Commemoration, San Antonio, Texas.

October 2019       Chair and Moderator, Plenary Session, “The Handbook of Texas Women’s History: Telling Texas Women’s Stories.” Fall 2019 East Texas State Historical Association, Nacogdoches, Texas.

June 2019            Keynote Panelist, Texas Marks the 100th Anniversary of Ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas. https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/exhibits/sister-suffragists                  

June 2019            Speaker, “The Suffrage Movement in Texas.” Humanities Texas Teacher Institute—Texas: From Republic to Mega-State, hosted by Humanities Texas at University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.

April 2019           Panelist, “Does the Suffrage Movement Deserve an Obituary?: Rethinking the Placement of Suffrage in Historical Narratives at the Centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment.” Paper presented as part of the OAH Woman Suffrage Centennial Commemoration panel at the 2019 Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

March 2019       Session Chair and Commentator, panel “From ‘Nursery Schools’ to ‘Escuelitas’: Gender, Ethnicity, and Educational Reform in the Progressive Era,” for the 2019 Texas State Historical Association 123rd Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas.

October 2018     Speaker, “Women Leaders in the Texas NAACP—Maude Evangeline Craig Sampson Williams.” 81st Annual Texas State NAACP Convention.

August 2018      Panelist, “Defining and Debating Rape in State Legislatures in the United States, 1870-1975.” Paper presented at the panel “Modern Legal Responses to Rape and Consent in Transnational Perspective,” for the 2018 International Federation for Research in Women’s History Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

April 2018         Chair and Participant, Roundtable “Handbook of Texas Women Project—A Conversation with members of the Executive Advisory Committee.” West Texas State Historical Association, San Angelo, Texas.

March 2018       Speaker, “Stories from the Suffrage Trail: The Realities of Women Gaining the Right to Vote.”  Tarrant County College South Campus Women’s History Month, Fort Worth, Texas.

March 2018       Panelist, “‘Post-War “Hysterics’: The 1950s Texas Legislative Focus on Sexuality and Reproductive Health.” Paper presented at the panel “Reform and Repression in Mid-Century Texas: Human Rights, Gender, and Sexuality,” for the Texas State Historical Association 122nd Annual Meeting, San Marcos, Texas.

February 2018    Panelist, “Easy Hands-on Teaching with Open Source GIS—Google Earth in the Classroom.” Teaching History in the 21st Century Conference, sponsored by Midwestern State University, the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU, and the American Historical Association, Wichita Falls, Texas.

October 2017     Panelist, Plenary Session “New Directions in Texas Historiography: Books That Haven’t Been Written Yet (But Need to Be).” Fall 2017 East Texas State Historical Association, Galveston, Texas.

October 2017     Panelist, Roundtable “Impeached; The Removal of Texas Governor James Ferguson—a Centennial Discussion.” Fall 2017 East Texas State Historical Association, Galveston Texas.

June 2017          Presenter, “The Economic Means of Removing Depravity from Legislative Minds OR How the Great Depression Reduced the Legislature’s Obsession with Sex.” 2017 Texas New Deal Symposium, Dallas, Texas.

February 2017    Presenter, “Regulating the Personal: A Texas Legislative Tradition.” Spring 2017 East Texas State Historical Association, Marshall, Texas.

February 2017    Keynote address, “Texas Women during the Twentieth Century.” Discovering Texas History Conference, Austin, Texas. Hosted by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 2016  Invited presentation, “Texas Women’s History from the Texas Revolution to the Late Nineteenth Century.” Energizing Texas History Conference, Dallas, Texas. Hosted by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 2016  Presenter, “Stories from Women Across Texas History: Volume 1—The Nineteenth Century and Before an Ebook of Journeys.” Beta Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

March 2016         Presenter, “Mariana Thompson Folsom—A Look at Suffrage in Nineteenth Century Texas.” University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas. Talk as part of Women’s History Month Series.

October 2015     Roundtable Discussant, “The Texas A&M University-Commerce Presidential Wives Project: Teaching, Learning, and Coordinating Women and Gender Through Digital History, a Panel Discussion.” Fall 2015 East Texas State Historical Association, Nacogdoches, Texas.

September 2015  Speaker, “Recruiting Members and Lobbying for Support: Texas Woman Suffrage in the Nation and the World.” Cy-Fair Lone Star College Library, Cypress, Texas. Talk in connection with Humanities Texas traveling exhibit, “Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas.”

June 2015            Panel Commentator, “From Ballot Boxes to the Books: The Commemoration and Memorialization of First Wave Feminism.” Southern Association for Women Historians 2015 Tenth Southern Conference on Women’s History, Charleston, South Carolina.

March 2015         Presenter, “Discovering Texas History [A Discussion of Historiographical Trends and Research Directions].” 2015 Texas State Historical Association, Corpus Christi, Texas.

November 2014 Presenter, “Sex is About Power: The 1890s Texas Legislatures’ Conflicting Obsession with Control.” Paper part of the panel, “Sex and Southern Legislatures: Examining the Politics of Regulation During the Late-Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries,” 2014 Southern Historical Association, Atlanta, Georgia.

October 2014      Panel Discussant, “Post-Reconstruction-1920 Research Directions in Texas History.” Fall 2014 East Texas State Historical Association, Nacogdoches, Texas.

June 2014            Keynote Panelist, “The KKK in Texas: Historic Importance and Ongoing Legacies [An Examination of Racism and Violence in 1920s Texas].” Bullock Texas History Museum, Austin, Texas.

March 2013         Panel Chair, “United States District Judges in Texas During Reconstruction.” 2013 Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas.

February 2013    Presenter, “Women’s Rights Work During Reconstruction Texas.” Paper part of the panel, “Women in Civil War and Reconstruction Texas” for the 2013 East Texas Historical Association Conference, Galveston, Texas.

October 2012     Speaker, “Lincoln in the Public Mind: History, Memory, and the Icon” as part of the travelling exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution and Civil War, Sulphur Springs Public Library, Sulphur Springs, Texas. Cosponsored by the American Library Association, the National Constitution Center, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

October 2012     Speaker, “Progressive Texas.” Region 7 Texas History Workshop for Texas History Educators, Kilgore, Texas. Cosponsored by the Region 7 Education Service Center & the Texas State Historical Association.

July 2012             Invited Guest Co-host. “A History of Woman Suffrage [July 21, 2012].” Saturday School [A Twitter Talk Show].

June 2012             Presenter, “Searching for the Right Woman to Lead: NAWSA’s Struggle to Transcend Class Conflict in Texas.” Paper presented as part of the panel “Rewriting the Rules: The Forging of Gender and Class Identity Among Southern Activist Communities” for the Southern Association for Women Historians 2012 Ninth Southern Conference on Women’s History, Fort Worth, Texas.

March 2012       Presenter, “Interstate Ambassadors of the South: Texas and the Woman Suffrage ‘Winning Plan,’ 1916-1918.” Paper part of the panel “The Texas Template for Change: Women’s and Girls’ Reform Movements in the Early Twentieth Century” for the 2012 Texas State Historical Association Conference, Houston, Texas.

February 2012    Presenter, “The Clubwoman and the Suffragist: Texas Women’s Activism during the Early Twentieth Century.” Paper part of the women’s breakfast panel for the 2012 East Texas Historical Association Conference, College Station, Texas.

February 2012    Panel Participant, “The History of Black History Month.” Black History Month Opening Ceremony, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Sam Rayburn Student Center, Commerce, Texas.

April 2011         Presenter and Panel Organizer, “Pressure Politics, Southern Style: Final Campaigns for the Nineteenth Amendment.” Paper presented at the panel, “Southern Women and the Selling of Unpopular Politics, 1919-1925” for Court House, State House, Her House: A Conference on Southern Women and Politics, hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi Gulfport, Mississippi.

October 2009     Presenter, “Class, Race and Southern Identity:  The Battle that Split the Texas Equal Rights Association, 1893-1897.” Invited Presentation for the Dallas Area Social History Group, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

October 2009     “Finding and Utilizing Women and Gender Digital Archives.” Invited guest speaker for Women and Gender in the New South Graduate Research Seminar, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

October 2009     Presenter, “Christia V. Daniels Adair: Identity and Memory Edited Through Oral History.” Paper presented as part of the panel, “The Relationship Between Heroic Expectation and Historic Memory: Lives Spent Seeking Citizenship Rights—Christia V. Daniels Adair, Audley Moore, Adella Hunt Logan,” for the 2009 Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference (ASALH), Cincinnati, Ohio.

June 2009            Panel Organizer, Moderator, and Participant. “Making Your Graduate School Experience Successful (Aka: Surviving the Life of a Graduate Student), a Roundtable Discussion by Doctoral Candidates and Recent Ph.D.s,” for the Southern Association for Women Historians 2009 Eighth Southern Conference on Women’s History, Columbia, South Carolina.

May 2009            Speaker, “Grading Student Writing Assignments Online Using GradeMark®: Spring 2009 Semester Pilot.” Invited Address for the University of North Texas Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign (CLEAR), University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

March 2009         Presenter, “Restricted History: What Women’s Clubs Didn’t Write Down and Ways to Find It.” Paper presented as part of the panel, “Are You A Member?:  The Limits of Club/Organizational Records in Women’s History,” at the 2009 National Council for Black Studies Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

February 2009    Invited Group Discussion Leader, Texas Women/American Women: New Historical Scholarship and Fresh Approaches Symposium, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. Cosponsored by the Center for Texas Studies, the Department of History, and the Institute for Women and Gender, Texas Christian University, and Humanities Texas (state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities).

March 2006         Presenter, “Drawing Votes:  The Use of Race and Ethnic Based Rhetoric and Imagery by Texas Woman Suffragists, 1917-1919.” Paper presented at the panel on Texas woman suffrage for the 2006 Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.

March 2004         Presenter, “The Woman’s Monday Club:  The Role of Progressive Federated Club Work in the Urbanization of Corpus Christi.” Presented at the Southwestern Social Sciences Association/ Southwestern Historical Association Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

2019                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica, revision author. “WOMAN SUFFRAGE,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/viw01

2019                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “WILLIAMS, MAUDE EVANGELINE CRAIG SAMPSON,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwiwi

2019                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “HAYES, REBECCA HENRY,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fhacl

2019                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica, revision author. “TEXAS EQUAL RIGHTS ASSOCIATION,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/vit02

2019                     Co-authorship—Jessica Brannon-Wranosky and Samantha Leihsing. “WATSON, MARGARET L.,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association.

                              https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwats

2018                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “O’CONNOR, MACONDA BROWN,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/foc23

2018                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “WILSON, ISABEL BROWN,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwiib

2018                     Co-authorship—O’Hara, Dylan and Jessica Brannon-Wranosky. “LEAGUE, EDITH HINKLE,” Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fleau

2016                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Book Review: “Where Texas Meets the Sea: Corpus Christi and Its History by Alan Lessoff,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 119 no. 4: 448-449.

2014                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Book Review of No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement by Susan Goodier in H-NET Book Reviews through H-SHGAPE@h-net.msu.edu (2014).

2013                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Book Review: “Joint Review of Gone at 3:17: The Untold Story of the Worst School Disaster in American History by David M. Brown and Michael Wereschagin and My Boys and Girls Are in There: The 1937 New London School Explosion by Ron Rozelle.” Journal of Southern History, 79 no. 4.

2013                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Book Review: “African Americans in South Texas History edited by Bruce A. Glasrud.” East Texas Historical Journal, 51 no. 1: 99-100.

2012                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Book Review: “Where the West Begins: Debating Texas Identity by Glen Sample Ely.” Journal of Southern History, 78 no. 3: 723-724.

2011                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Book Review:  “And Are We Yet Alive”: A History of the Northwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church by David J. Murrah in the West Texas Historical Association Yearbook (2011).

2008                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Book Review:  “A Spark or a Fire? The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920’s by Lorraine Gates Schuyler” in H-NET Book Reviews through SAWH@h-net.msu.edu (2008).

2007                     Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “How to be a Successful Teaching Assistant.” Article in the “Mentoring Toolkit of the Southern Association for Women Historians.”                http://www.h-net.org/~sawh/Toolkit/.

2006                    Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. “Teaching History with E-Learning Components.” Article in the “Mentoring Toolkit of the Southern Association for Women Historians.”                http://www.h-net.org/~sawh/Toolkit/.

 

SELECT MEDIA APPEARANCES, INTERVIEWS, & NEWS COVERAGE:

2019, 2020           Citizens At Last: Texas Women and the Fight for Justice. Documentary Film. Ellen C. Temple, Producer. Nancy Schiesari, Director. PBS Release 2021.

2020                     KETR News Interview by Mark Haslett, “A&M-Commerce Renames Library, Lake.” August 22, 2020.

2020                     Fort Bend Star, “Reporter’s Notebook: (Un)covering the History of Women’s Suffrage.” October 27, 2020.

2020                     Houstonian Magazine, “In the Face of Segregation, Black Suffragists Fought for the Vote in Houston.” October 26, 2020.                                           https://www.houstoniamag.com/news-and-city-life/2020/08/black-suffragists-in-houston  

2020                     Texas Observer, “How Texas Women Delivered the Nineteenth Amendment: An Upcoming Documentary and Book Bark the Suffrage Centennial, Focused on Texas Contributions.” August 27, 2020.                                        https://www.texasobserver.org/nineteenth-amendment-centennial-texas-women/.

2019                     Austin Chronicle, “Bullock Museum Commemorates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in Texas ‘Sister Suffragist’ Tackles the Timeline of Women’s Rights.” June 14, 2019.

2019, 2020           Texas Standard [national syndicated radio], “100 Years: Voices Of Women Voters: The Historian.” http://www.texasstandard.org/100years/.

2017                     Texas Matters [statewide syndicated radio],, “Texas Matters: Impeach! How Texas Booted A Governor.”                                                                        https://www.tpr.org/post/texas-matters-impeach-how-texas-booted-governor.

Portions reaired, “Texas Matters: When Texas Impeached.”                https://www.tpr.org/post/texas-matters-when-texas-impeached-real-chicken-ranch-remembered.

2017                     Texas Standard [national syndicated radio], “It’s Been 92 Years Since Texas Had An All-Woman Supreme Court.”                               https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/its-been-92-years-since-texas-had-an-all-woman-supreme-court/.

2017                     The Bookmark [PBS], “Jessica Brannon-Wranosky, Co-editor of “Impeached: The Removal of Texas Governor James E. Ferguson” discusses her book with Christine Brown.”                                                                                                       https://www.pbs.org/video/jessica-brannon-wranosky-impeached-the-remo-gzislf/.

2016                     Good Day Austin Interview. Fox 7 Austin KBTC Television.

2016                     KETR Radio Interview by Mark Haslett with Historians Jessica Brannon-Wranosky, Nancy Baker, and Allison Faber, “Texas Women in Politics’ Shines Light On History Of Activism.”

RECENT SELECT AWARDS AND HONORS:

2018                     Honorable Mention, Best Book on East Texas History, Jessica Brannon-Wranosky and Bruce A. Glasrud, eds. Impeached: The Removal of Texas Governor James E. Ferguson, A Centennial Examination. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2017. East Texas Historical Association.

2016                     Texas Oral History Association’s Ken Hendrickson Award for Best Article in Sound Historian during the Previous Year for Jessica Brannon-Wranosky, “History, Memory and Perspective: Christia V. Daniels Adair’s 1977 Interview with the Black Women Oral History Project.” Awarded by the Texas Oral History Association.

2016                     Liz Carpenter Award for Best Book in Texas Women’s History during the Previous Year for Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives, edited by Elizabeth Hayes Turner, Rebecca Sharpless, and Stephanie Cole. Contributing author, Jessica Brannon-Wranosky, “Mariana Thompson Folsom:  Laying the Foundation for Women’s Rights Activism.” Awarded by the Texas State Historical Association.

2015                     Choice Magazine (American Library Association) Outstanding Past Year’s Academic Books List Award for Discovering Texas History, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud, Light Townsend Cummins, and Cary D. Wintz. Contributing Author, Jessica Brannon-Wranosky, “Reformers, Populists, and Progressives: Texas Between Reconstruction and the Roaring Twenties, 1875-1920.”

2015                     John H. Jenkins Fellowship for the Best-Proposed Research in Texas History. Awarded by the Texas State Historical Association.

SELECT RECENT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

Profession—

Currently             Chair, Liz Carpenter Award Committee—Best Book in Texas Women’s History, Texas State Historical Association.

Currently             Member, Randolph Campbell Award Committee, Texas State Historical Association.

2015-2020           Member and Treasurer, Southern Association for Women Historians Executive Council.

2013-2021           Member, Texas State Historical Association Board of Directors.

2019- 2020          Member, Executive Council, Coordinating Council for Women in History.

2019- 2020          Chair, Carol Gold Best Article Award Committee, Coordinating Council for Women in History.

2018-2019           Member, Carol Gold Best Article Award Committee, Coordinating Council for Women in History.

2016-2018           Member, Committee on Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Historical Profession, Southern Historical Association.

2015-2017           Chair, 2017 Membership Committee, Southern Historical Association.

2017-2020           Chair, Bylaws Committee, Texas State Historical Association.

2015-Currently    Member, Handbook of Texas Committee, Texas State Historical Association.

2014-2017           Member, Bylaws Committee, Texas State Historical Association.

2013-2019           Member, Education Committee, Texas State Historical Association.

2013-2017           Member, Resolutions Committee, Texas State Historical Association.

2014                     Co-Representative for Texas, 2014 Membership Committee, Southern Historical Association.

2013                     Member, A. Elizabeth Taylor Prize Committee for the Best Article in Southern Women’s History, Southern Association for Women Historians.

2012-2014           Member, 2014 Annual Meeting Program Committee, Texas State Historical Association.

2012                     Member, 2012 Annual Spring Meeting Program Committee, East Texas Historical Association.

2011-2015           Member, Membership Committee, Southern Association for Women Historians.

2008-2010           Member, Ad hoc Committee on Technology, Southern Association for Women Historians.

2005-2010           Member, Committee on Mentoring, Southern Association for Women Historians.

University and College—

2014-2017           Member & CHSSA Representative, Graduate Council, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2016-2017           Member, Century As Lions Campaign Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2015                     Member, Claire L. Chennault Historical Marker Dedication Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2015                     Co-Chair with Jalinna Jones, Claire L. Chennault Historical Marker Dedication Lunch Sub-Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2014-2015           Member & CHSSA Representative, Graduate Council Scholarship Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2012                     Member, University Archives and Special Collections Archivist Search Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Department—

2017-Currently    Chair, Department of History, Public History Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2017-Currently    Member, Department of History, Scholarship Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2018-2019           Chair, Department of History, History of the Islamic World Search Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2017-2019           Chair, Department of History, Public History Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2016-2017           Chair, Department of History, Public Historian-Twentieth Century U. S. Search Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2016                     Member, Department of History, Professional Track U. S. Historian Search Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2013-2015           Co-Chair, Department of History Curriculum Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2010-2015           Website Editor, Department of History, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2014-2015           Chair, Department of History, Oral Historian-Twentieth Century U. S. Historian Search Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2012-2014           Member, Department of History Scholarship Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2012-2014           Member, Department of History Scholarship Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2013-2014           Member, Department of History African Americanist and Public Historian Search Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2012-2013           Member, Department of History Latin Americanist Search Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2011-2013           Coordinator, Department of History Alumni Relations, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2011-2013           Chair, Department of History Public Relations Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2011-2013           Chair, Department of History James Madison Scholarship Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2011-2012           Interim and Co-Advisor, Phi Alpha Theta, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Interim Advisor Fall 2011; Co-Advisor Spring 2012.

2012                     Co-host and Co-Program Organizer Northeast and North Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Texas A&M University-Commerce, April 14, 2012.

2010-2012           Compliance Advisor, Department of History Institutional Review Board (IRB), Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Community—

Select Consulting and Advisory

2020-2021         Consultant, “Citizens At Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas” traveling exhibit owned and sponsored by Humanities Texas (state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities).

2019-2020       Citizens At Last: Texas Women and the Fight for Justice. Documentary Film. Ellen C. Temple, Producer. Nancy Schiesari, Director. PBS Released 2021.

2018-2019       Texas NAACP Oral History Project. NAACP of Texas.  https://dmc.tamuc.edu/digital/collection/p15778coll23/search/searchterm/National%20Association%20for%20the%20Advancement%20of%20Colored%20People.!2019-10-05/field/subjec!date/mode/exact!exact/conn/and!and/order/title/ad/asc

2019-2020       Content Advisor. Sister Suffragists Exhibit. June 18, 2019-December 31, 2020. Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas. https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/exhibits/sister-suffragists

2020               Historical Consultant for Texas Committee, National Votes for Women Trail Project, National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites. https://ncwhs.org/votes-for-women-trail/

2018                   Script Consultant, Texas Originals Radio Program—a partnership with Humanities Texas and Houston Public Media. http://www.humanitiestexas.org/programs/tx-originals

2011                   Consultant, Texas Senate Photography Department, Texas Woman Suffrage permanent exhibit housed in the Civil Rights Room, Third Floor, State of Texas Capitol Building, Austin, Texas.

2011-2012         Consultant, “Remixing Rural Texas: Local Texts, Global Context” Project. Primary Investigator-Shannon Carter, Associate Professor of English, Texas A&M University-Commerce. Funded by the National Endowment of the Humanities.

ANONYMOUS REVIEWER AND MANUSCRIPT REFEREE

Oxford University Press, University of Oklahoma Press, University of North Texas Press, The Journal of Southern History, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Cengage Learning

 

HONOR SOCIETY & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Coordinating Council for Women in History, Association of Black Women Historians, National Women’s Studies Association, Association for the Study of African American Life and History, National Council for Black Studies, National Council on Public History, Southern Association for Women Historians, Southern Historical Association, Texas State Historical Association, East Texas Historical Association, Dallas Area Society of Historians Group, Phi Alpha Theta, and Phi Kappa Phi.