Joseph Haker

Instructor, University of Wisconsin – Stout
Social Sciences Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 441H Harvey Hall
Phone: 715-232-2406
Email: hakerj@uwstout.edu

Languages

  • German (Fluent/Native/Near Native)
  • Spanish (Beginner)

Education

    • Ph.D. (ABD)
      University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
      Minneapolis, MN, United States, 2015
    • BA History (with honors)
      Lewis & Clark College
      Portland, OR, United States, 2007

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin – Stout
        Instructor
        2014 -
      • Asian American History, 1850 to the Present
        Teaching Assistant
        2015
      • University of Minnesota, Department of History
        Research Assistant
        2015
      • Carlson School of Management, Department of Marketing
        Research Assistant
        2012 - 2015
      • Sociological Perspectives in Race, Class, and Gender
        Teaching Assistant
        2014
      • University of Minnesota
        Instructor
        2011 - 2014
      • University of Minnesota, Department of American Studies
        Research Assistant
        2012
      • University of Minnesota, Department of American Studies
        Research Assistant
        2012
      • United States History 1900-1945, University of Minnesota
        Teaching Assistant
        2010
      • United States History to 1865, University of Minnesota
        Teaching Assistant
        2009
      • United States History since 1865, University of Minnesota
        Teaching Assistant
        2008
      • United States History to 1865, University of Minnesota
        Teaching Assistant
        2007

    Industry

      • Soomo Publishing Company
        Project Advisor
        2015

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Haker, J. (2013). Moses and the Marketplace: Ten Commandments Monuments and the Postwar Youth Crisis. IN Blanke, D., & Steigerwald, D. (Eds.), Destiny of Choice?: New Directions in American Consumer History, 135-155, Latham, MD: Lexington Books.

Presentations

    Paper

    • Haker, J. (October 13, 2013). ‘The Ten Commandments are Out, Marilyn Manson is In’: The Decalogue and Popular Culture in Postwar America. Midwest Popular Culture Association and Midwest Culture Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, United States.
    • Haker, J. (October 22, 2011). The Moses of Main Street: Ten Commandments Monuments and the Making of a Christian Nation. American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, United States.

    Guest Lecture

    • Haker, J. (November 28, 2011). The Rise of the Christian Right. HIST 3822: U.S. History 1945-Present, Instructor: Nate Holdren, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Haker, J. (June 21, 2011). Formal Writing and Student Assessment in History. College in the Schools, Summer Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, United States.

    Panelist

    • Haker, J. (April 1, 2011). A Graduate Student is a Writer is a Teacher of Writing. Panel Discussion for Teaching with Writing Workshop Series, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Haker, J. (September 2, 2009). TA Perspective: Teaching with Writing. , Minneapolis, MN, United States.

    Workshop

    • Haker, J. (November 8, 2010). Teaching Writing in the History Survey: A Panel Discussion and Workshop. , Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Haker, J. (October 1, 2010). The Moses of Main Street: Ten Commandments Monuments and the Making of Christian America. Graduate Workshop in Modern History, Minneapolis, MN, United States.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Haker, J. Friends of the Princeton Library Research Grant. Sponsored by Princeton University (Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Scholarship

    • American Studies Network Europe Stipend, Heidelberg University, Germany (2011)

    Fellowship

    • Departmental Fellowship, Department of History, University of Minnesota (2011)
    • Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship, University of Minnesota (2009)

    Award

    • Paul Murphy Teaching Award, University of Minnesota (2008)

Service

    University

      Department of History, University of Minnesota

      • Graduate Student Representative, Graduate Studies Committee (2009 - 2013)
      • Graduate Student Representative, Undergraduate Studies Committee (2008 - 2009)

      University of Minnesota

      • Panel Presenter, Summer TA Orientation/In-Service (2008 - 2013)