Steven G. Anderson


Contact

UC Riverside email: sande010@ucr.edu

University of La Verne email: sanderson2@laverne.edu

Education

University of California, Riverside Department of History

University of Victoria, British Columbia

University of La Verne

  • B.A. in History, 2009

Research Fields and DH Specializations

  • Primary: Twentieth-Century United States History, Public History, and Digital Humanities
  • Secondary: Colonial Latin America
  • Teaching Field: World History
  • Foreign Language: Spanish
  • Digital Humanities specializations: – Digital History – Digital Pedagogy – Accessible Web Design & HTML5 – WordPress Development – Cyberinfrastructure – Physical Computing – Born Digital Artifacts & Preservation – HGIS & Digital Mapping

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UC Riverside Graduate Division, Department of History, 2011-2012
  • Academic Recognition in History, University of La Verne, Department of History, 2008

Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships

  • DHSI (Digital Humanities Summer Institute) Student Scholarship, University of Victoria, BC, June 2015
  • ACH (The Association for Computers and the Humanities) Travel Grant for DHSI 2015
  • Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Research Grant, UC Riverside Graduate Division, 2015
  • UCR Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, American Historical Association annual Meeting, New York, January 2015
  • Dissertation Year Program Fellowship, UC Riverside Graduate Division, 2014
  • History Department Dissertation Research Grant, UC Riverside, 2014
  • Humanities Graduate Student Dissertation Research Grant, The Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside, 2014
  • UC California Studies Consortium Dissertation Research Travel Grant, UC Humanities Research Institute, 2014
  • NEH Office of Digital Humanities Grant for Tuition and Travel, Building an Accessible Future for the Humanities, Lincoln, NE, November 2014
  • SHOT Society for the History of Technology, Graduate Student Travel Grant for annual meeting, Dearborn, MI, November 2014
  • UCR Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, SHOT Society for the History of Technology annual meeting, Dearborn, MI, November 2014
  • HILT (Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching) Student Scholarship, University of Maryland, August 2014
  • UCR Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, RMCLAS (Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies) annual meeting, Santa Fe, NM, 2011
  • UCR Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, The 2011 Joint Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA: Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associations, San Antonio, TX, 2011

Workshops

Publications, Articles, and Scholarly Posts

Academic Employment and Service

Public History Art Exhibition

Digital Projects and Web Development

  • The Digital Imaginary – dissertation complement and companion website
  • The Life DHSI – project website for DHSI Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities at UVic
  • Studies.Digital – a research group working on game development for post-secondary curriculum with an emphasis on digital literacy – founding member
  • Digital Zombies – a “meaningful play” project focusing on digital literacy and historical research – founding member
  • SGA Historical Materials – syllabi and primary-source historical teaching materials for US, Latin America, and World History
  • Scholarslab.net – digital scholarship lab development within the UCR Library – graduate research assistant for digital projects
  • Critical Digital Humanities – research collective working on contemporary transmedia theory and praxis – coordinating member and website editor

Memberships and Affiliations

Teaching

  • United States History and Culture (Instructor)
  • History of Latin America (Instructor)
  • The Historian’s Workshop (TA)
  • History of Latin America, UC Online (TA)
  • World History: 20th Century (TA)
  • World History: 1500-1900 (TA)
  • World History: Prehistory to 1500 (TA)

(Links to individual classes below) Adjunct Instructor at the University of La Verne, CAPA (Campus Accelerated Program for Adults)

  • Fall 2013 – United States History and Cultures (HIST 110) Traditional undergraduate survey course covering United States history. archived course website: http://sgahm.org/laverne/f13us
  • Fall 2013 – History of Latin America (HIST 351) This class is a hybrid of both CAPA students and traditional undergraduates. archived course website: http://sgahm.org/laverne/f13hla
  • Spring 2013 – History of Latin America (HIST 351) This class is a hybrid of both CAPA students and traditional undergraduates. archived course website: http://sgahm.org/laverne/s13hla
  • Fall 2012 – History of Latin America (HIST 351) archived course website: http://sgahm.org/laverne/f12hla
  • Spring 2012 – History of Latin America (HIST 351) archived course website: http://sgahm.org/laverne/s12hla

Teaching Assistant in the UCR Department of History

  • Summer 2015 – History of Latin America (HIST 75V), Professor Levy This class was an accelerated online-only, 3 week course through UC Online.
  • Summer 2014 – History of Latin America (HIST 75V), Professor Levy This class was an accelerated online-only, 3 week course through UC Online.
  • Spring 2014 – History of Latin America (HIST 75V), Professor Levy This class was an online-only course through UC Online, taking place over a full quarter.
  • Fall 2013 – The Historian’s Workshop (HIST 99W), Professor Levy History 99W is a WAC course (Writing Across the Curriculum) covering historiographical methods. This course satisfies requirements for both English and History.
  • Summer 2013 – History of Latin America (HIST 75V), Professor Levy This class was an accelerated online-only, 3 week course through UC Online.
  • Spring 2013 – World History: Twentieth Century (HIST 20W), Professor Bell History 20W is a “writing intensive history course,” fulfilling both History and English requirements for students. archived section website: http://sgahm.org/ucr/s13wh – three sections
  • Fall 2012 – World History: Twentieth Century (HIST 20W) Professor Bell History 20W is a “writing intensive history course,” fulfilling both History and English requirements for students. archived section website: http://sgahm.org/ucr/f12wh – three sections
  • Summer 2012 – World History: 1500 – 1900 (HIST 15) Professor Patch archived section website: http://wh1519.blogspot.com – one accelerated summer session
  • Spring 2012 – World History: Prehistory to 1500 (HIST 10), Professor Chrissanthos archived section website: http://sgahm.org/archives/ucr/s12wh – three sections
  • Winter 2012 – World History: Twentieth Century (HIST 20), Professor Simmons archived section website: http://20history.blogspot.com – four sections
  • Fall 2011 – World History: Prehistory to 1500 (HIST 10), Professor Chrissanthos archived section websites: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday classes

Reader in the UCR Department of History

Spring 2012 – Ancient Africa, Professor Ray Kea (HIST 137J) Fall 2011 – Great U.S. Presidential Campaigns, Professor Crow (HIST 30) Summer 2011 – U.S. 1914-1945, Professor Brian Lloyd (HIST 117B) Spring 2011 – Modern Mexico, Professor León Garcia (HIST 30) Spring 2011 – African Biographies, Professor Ray Kea (HIST 30) Winter 2011 – Medieval Africa, Professor Ray Kea (HIST 137K) Fall 2010 – Ancient Africa, Professor Ray Kea (HIST 137J)

Conferences

  • The Paperwork Explosion: Mainframe Computers, Consumer Culture, and the Cold War,” “Deep LA” Graduate History Conference focusing on Los Angeles and Southern California regional history, sponsored by USC and UCLA at The Huntington Library, October 2015
  • “In(sta)famous: A Conversation on Digital Leadership and Social Media,” with Angie Anderson, Greek Leadership Conference, University of La Verne, September 2015
  • DHSI (Digital Humanities Sumer Institute) presentations, University of Victoria, BC, June 2015 — “Sharing The Digital Imaginary: Dissertation Blogging and the Companion Website” — “Bringing DH into the library: pedagogy, games and online ed,” with Professor Juliette Levy — “Who is in the Space and Why?: Building a Digital Scholars Lab at UC Riverside”
  • Cultural Studies Association annual conference presentations and roundtables, Riverside CA, May 2015 — “Critical Digital Humanities: Toward an Alternative University,” Roundtable — “Teaching Online, Pedagogy, and Time,” Roundtable — “A Study of a Gamified Research Experience,” (Digital Zombies) — “I’ll See You Online: Teaching Assistants, Google Hangouts, and the Online Classroom”
  • “Let’s Talk About Digital History,” Studies.Digital Interdisciplinary Roundtable Discussion, UC Riverside History Department, May 2015
  • Digital Pedagogy and the Online Classroom,” Digital Pedagogy Lightning Round, American Historical Association, New York, January 2015
  • CNI Executive Roundtable, “Supporting Digital Humanities at Scale,” Coalition for Networked Information, Fall Meeting, Washington DC, December 2014
  • The Digital Imaginary: Mainframe Computers from the Corporate Basement to the Silver Screen, 1946 – 1968,” Dissertation overview presentations, SHOT annual meeting, and SIGCIS workshop, Dearborn, MI, November 2014
  • The Digital Imaginary: Mainframe Computers from the Corporate Basement to the Silver Screen, 1946 – 1968,” UCR History Department “Brown Bag” Talk, UC Riverside, October 2014
  • “Your Data is Showing: Digital Leadership in the Age of Social Media,” with Angie Anderson, Greek Leadership Conference, University of La Verne, September 2014
  • Critical Digital Humanities Mellon Workshop: Pedagogies for TA Classrooms Roundtable, (dis)junctions 2013, University of California, Riverside, April 2013
  • “Lifting the Digital Curtain: Globalizing Digital Culture from the Postwar Era to the Present,” The Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, University of San Diego, August 2012
  • “Approaching The Digital: Sixteenth Century Prints and the Textual Paradigm,” UCR Art History Graduate Conference, University of California, Riverside, May 2012
  • Invited respondent at “Things: Material Cultures of the Long Eighteenth Century,” a collaborative workshop of The Material Cultures of Knowledge, 1500-1830, UC multicampus research group, The Huntington Library, April 2012
  • “Of Fractal Spaces: Books, Microfilm, and the Digital/Analog Divide,” (dis)junctions 2012, University of California, Riverside, April 2012
  • “The Digital Ether: Deconstructing the Historical (Im)materiality of the Digital World,” Constructing Worlds: Making and Breaking Order, Graduate Program in Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine, April 2012
  • “A Fluid Foundation: Water and the Natural Environment in Early Colonial Mexico, 1325-1608,” The Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies, California State University, Los Angeles, October 2011
  • “Processing the Suburbs: Gender, Technology, and Paperwork in Postwar America,” The Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, Seattle, WA, August 2011
  • “A Product of the Digital Age: A History of Modern Consumer Culture in the United States,” The 2011 Joint Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA: Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associations, San Antonio, TX, April 2011
  • “Pathways to Power: Religious Resistance and the Indian Inquisition in Central Mexico, 1536-1543,” RMCLAS (Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies), Santa Fe, NM, April, 2011
  • “iProtest: A Modern History of Dissent in the Digital Age,” (dis)junctions 2011, University of California, Riverside, April 2011