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JASON KENNEDY DUNCAN

Aquinas College

Department of History

1607 Robinson Road, SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 632-2837

duncajas@aquinas.edu
FACULTY POSITIONS
AQUINAS COLLEGE, GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
2013-2015 Professor of History

2008-2014 Chair of History Department

2007-2013 Associate Professor of History

2002-2007 Assistant Professor of History


COE COLLEGE, CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA
2001-2002 Adjunct Professor of History
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, IOWA CITY, IOWA
1999-2001 Visiting Assistant Professor Department of History
EDUCATION
Ph.D., History 1999 University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Dissertation: "A Most Democratic Class: New York Catholics and the Early American Republic."



M.A., History 1992 University of Iowa

M.A., Russian Area Studies, 1987 Georgetown University Washington, D.C
Major field : Russian and Soviet History. Master's Thesis: "Martin Luther King, Jr., Through Soviet Eyes."
B.A., Government, 1985 St. Lawrence University Canton, New York

PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS
John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism, New York: Routledge University Press, 2014.
Citizens or Papists?: The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821, New York: Fordham University Press, 2005.
ARTICLES
"John F. Kennedy and the Irish Catholic Political Tradition," THE FORUM 12 (2014), Issue 1, Article 8.
PUBLISHED PAPERS
“The Great Chain of National Union: Catholics and the Republican Triumph,” Working Papers Series/Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, University of Notre Dame, 2002.
PUBLISHED CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
‘The Struggle for Political Equality in the Early Republic” in Confession and Confidence: The Case of People vs. Phillips, Marion Casey, editor. Currently under review at Fordham University Press.
OPINION ESSAYS
“What Does Russia’s Resurgence Mean for the United States?” Grand Rapids Press/MLive May 12, 2014
“What JFK Still Teaches Us” DetroitNews.com November 22, 2013

ARTICLES IN POPULAR MAGAZINES
“A New Leader for a New Generation” in Kennedy: His Life and Legacy, I-5 Publishing, Fall 2013.
BOOK REVIEWS
Papist Devils: Catholics in British America, 1574-1783, by Robert Emmett Curran, The Catholic Historical Review, Summer 2015, Vol. 101, No. 3.
On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, by Richard Norton Smith, The University Bookman, Summer 2015.
A Brief History of the Cold War, by Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding, The University Bookman, Winter 2015.
A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred, by George F. Will,

Middle West Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, September 2014.
The Nativist Movement in America: Religious Conflict in the Nineteenth Century by Katie Oxx, American Catholic Studies, Winter 2013.
Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary, by Alexandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali, The Historian, Winter 2009.
African or American? Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861 by Leslie Alexander, 2008, The Journal of American History, December 2009.
Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877, David N. Gellman and David Quigley, (eds.) 2003, on H-LAW, September 2007.
An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 by Robert Dallek,

The Review of Politics, Spring 2004.
The Lord Cornbury Scandal: The Politics of Reputation in British America, by Patricia U. Bonomi, The Review of Politics, Spring 1999.
Parades and Politics of the Streets: Festive Culture in the Early American Republic, by Simon P. Newman, on H-SHEAR, March 1998.
INVITED LECTURES
“Martin Van Buren and the Catholic Question in American Politics: An Introduction,” Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, Mecosta, Michigan, December 2014.
“John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism:” A Conversation with Gleaves Whitney, Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 2014.

“John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism,” Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 2013.


“Postcolonial New York, a Catholic Minority and Emerging Jurisprudence,” Panel at Religious Freedom in America, 1813-2013: Bicentennial Reflections on People v. Phillips, New York University, New York, New York, April 2013.
"The Great Chain of National Union: Catholics and the Republican Triumph," Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, March 2002


INVITED LECTURES
“Martin Van Buren and the Catholic Question in American Politics: An Introduction,” Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, Mecosta, Michigan, December 2014.
“John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism:” A Conversation with Gleaves Whitney, Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 2014.

“John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism,” Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 2013.


“Postcolonial New York, a Catholic Minority and Emerging Jurisprudence,” Panel at Religious Freedom in America, 1813-2013: Bicentennial Reflections on People v. Phillips, New York University, New York, New York, April 2013.

“Catholics and the Democratic Party: Yesterday and Today,” Constitution Day Symposium on the Election of 2004, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 2005.


“Federalists and Tories Carrying Everything with a High Hand: New York Catholics and the Politics of the 1790s,” Society For Historians of the Early American Republic, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, July 2004.
“New York Catholics and the War of 1812,” Great Lakes History Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2003.
"A Most Democratic Class: New York Catholics and the Early American Republic," Newberry Library Seminar in Early American History, Chicago, Illinois, February 2001.
"New York Catholics and the Politics of the Early American Republic," American Catholic Historical Association, Washington, D.C., January 1999.
"Federalists, Republicans and Catholics: Ethno-Religious Politics in Early New York," Society For Historians of the Early American Republic, University Park, Pennsylvania, July 1997.
"Anti-Catholicism in Colonial New York." Mid-America Conference on History, Topeka, Kansas. September 1996.
"Catholics in the Early Republic." Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha, Nebraska. March, 1995.

"Tammany Farmer: Al Smith and the 1928 Presidential Campaign in Iowa,” Great Lakes History Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 1994.


"New England Adventurer: A Life of Matthew Adgate," Conference on New York State History, Seneca Falls, New York, June 1993.

PUBLIC LECTURES
“Plain Catholics of the North: Martin Van Buren and Religion in the Making of the Democratic Party” Aquinas Lecture Series, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids Michigan, April 2015.
“John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism,” Aquinas Lecture Series, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2013.
“John F. Kennedy and Catholicism,” Catholic Information Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2013
“Rethinking Kennedy 50 Years After Dallas” Grand Forum, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2013.
“Jacqueline Kennedy:  Memories of Life with JFK,” Spring Lake District Library, Spring Lake, Michigan, March 2012.

“JFK Through Jackie’s Eyes” The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2011.


"In the Minds and Hearts of the People:" John Adams and the American Revolution," Aquinas College, Aquinas College Lecture Series, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2009.
"Religion and Politics in American Presidential Elections" Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2008.
“Alexander Hamilton: The Life of A Revolutionary American” at Spring Lake District Library, Spring Lake, Michigan, July 2006.
“Theodore Roosevelt: A Political Profile,” Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2006.
ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIPS
Associate, Hauenstein Center, Grand Valley State University, 2015.
Visiting Scholar, Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, Mecosta, Michigan, Fall 2014.
Seminar on The Creation of the Modern American City, Newberry Library, Sponsored by the Council of Independent College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, June 2014.
Visiting Scholar, Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan, May 2013.

Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and the Arts-

“Teaching Peace and Reconciliation: Theory and Practice in Northern Ireland” County Antrim, Northern Ireland, July 2012
Dissertation Fellowship, Pew Program in Religion and American History, Yale University. Summer 1996

Academic Panels, Chair and Commentator
"Honor, War, and the Quest for Unity in the Early Republic," Great Lakes History Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2010.
“Religion and Political Issues in Historical Perspective”

Calvin College, Fourth Biennial Symposium on Religion and Politics, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 2008.


FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Awarded Research Release for Fall 2014
Sabbatical, Fall 2012, Aquinas College.
The Council of Independent Colleges, Workshop for Department and Division Chairs, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 2010
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
The Journal of American History, Referee for an Article Manuscript, 2014
Radio Appearances
WPPR 1680 AM Public Reality Radio "Past is Prologue," "The Democratic Party Since World War II"
WPPR 1680 AM Public Reality Radio "Past is Prologue" Catholics and the American Revolution
WPPR 1680 AM Public Reality Radio "Past is Prologue" History of Presidential Inauguration Speeches, January 2010.
WPPR 1680 AM Public Reality Radio "Past is Prologue" John Fitzgerald Kennedy, November 2009
WPPR 1680 AM Public Reality Radio "Ted Kennedy and the Kennedy Legacy" October, 2009
WPPR 1680 AM Public Reality Radio "Past is Prologue" Discussion of John Adams June 2009.
WFUV Fordham College (New York) Public Radio- Discussion of Citizens or Papists? November 2005.
TELEVISION APPEARANCES
WOOD TV-8 Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 10, 2013
“The Crisis in Korea”

OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE
Co-Director, Aquinas Ireland Program, 2005, 2011

TEACHING AWARDS

Aquinas College Faculty Member of the Month, March 2007

Aquinas College Faculty Member of the Month, February 2006
FACULTY AWARDS
Sr. Annette Fabro Faculty Excellence in Library Usage Award, April 2008
FACULTY ROUNDTABLES ORGANIZED
The War on Poverty 50 Years Later: Economic Inequality and Poverty, April 2014
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Catholic Historical Association

Society of Historians of the Early American Republic

Friends of Ford (Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum) Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids Historical Society


COLLEGE SERVICE
Co-Director, Aquinas Ireland Program, 2005, 2011

College Archivist Search Committee, 2012

Rank and Tenure Committee 2009-2010

Rank and Tenure Committee 2013-2014

Provost Search Committee, 2007-2008

Provost Search Committee, 2013-2014

Committee on By-Laws and Constitution, 2003-2007

Board of Trustees Committee on Enrollment, 2004-2009

Faculty Advisor: Aquinas College Democrats, Knights of Columbus

Students for Life



Faculty Care Phone-athons, 2003-2014

Spectrum Scholarship Competition, 2003-2004, 2006-2007, 2009
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