CV

Curriculum Vitae – July 2019

Shaine Scarminach

Curriculum Vitae (In Brief)

Education

Ph.D. in History, University of Connecticut, 2014-Present

M.A. in History, California State University, Los Angeles, 2014

B.A. in History, University of San Francisco, 2010

Awards and Honors

2019 CLAS Graduate Fellowship, The Graduate School, University of Connecticut

2019 Research Stipend, The Rockefeller Archive Center

2018 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Research Grant, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation

2017 Thomas G. Paterson Graduate Fellowship in the History of US Foreign Relations, Department of History, University of Connecticut

2016 Field Research Grant, The Tinker Foundation

2015 Pre-Doctoral Funding Award, El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies, University of Connecticut

2014 Outstanding Scholars Program Fellowship, The Graduate School, University of Connecticut

2013 Eugene Fingerhut Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in History, Department of History, California State University, Los Angeles

2010 David Herlihy Prize in History for Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Department of History, University of San Francisco

Research Presentations

2019 Presenter and Panel Organizer, “Refusal and Resignation: The Reagan Administration, the NIEO, and the Law of the Sea,” Rethinking Reagan and the Global South panel, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Conference, June 20-22.

2018 Presenter, “Oceans Come First: The United States, Ecuador, and the Ocean Environment,” Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science, October 5-7.

2017 Presenter, “Of Borders and Boundaries: The United States, Ecuador, and the Ocean Environment,” New Perspectives in Environmental History, April 27.

2016 Presenter and Panel Organizer, “Making Waves: Territorial Sovereignty and Resource Nationalism in U.S.–Ecuador Relations,” Environmental Diplomacy in the Cold War Americas panel, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, June 23-25.

2015 Presenter, “Salt of the Earth: The Salinity Problem and U.S.–Mexican Relations during the Nixon Administration,” New England Historical Association Annual Meeting, April 18.

Teaching Experience

University of Connecticut, Instructor of Record
United States History since 1877 (Writing Intensive)
American Environmental History (Writing Intensive)

University of Connecticut, Teaching Assistant
American Environmental History (Course Grader)
Modern Western Traditions (Discussion Leader)
United States History to 1877 (Discussion Leader)
History of Modern Japan (Course Grader)
History of Modern Mexico (Course Grader)
Latin America: National Period (Course Grader)

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