Experts Guide — History

History of modern Europe — France and the Third Republic — Poverty and social welfare — Industrialization — Gender — Philanthropy
Steve Beaudoin

Cantrell Associate Professor of History
B.A., Bates College; M.A., University of Maine;
M.A., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Has published on the development of the European welfare state, charity in Third Republic France, the industrial revolution, poverty in world history, and the history of childhood and gender socialization. In addition, teaches classes on modern China, world history, modern Europe, industrialization, and gender
in Europe and the United States.



American political history — The judicial process — The legislative process — The Civil Rights movement in America — The Supreme Court
Dan Stroup

Lively Professor of Government
B.A., University of Dayton; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Teaching and research interests encompass American political history, the judicial process, the legislative process, and the Civil Rights movement in America. Team teaches (with professor William Garriott) a government course that simulates the U.S. Congress. Has published articles in journals including Valparaiso Law Review and PS: Political Science and Politics, as well as a segment of The Kentucky Encyclopedia.



Vietnam and the war — Recent American history — Administrative expertise in fund raising, student leadership programs, and strategic planning
Clarence Wyatt

Special Assistant to the President, Chief Planning Officer,
Pottinger Professor of History

B.A., Centre College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Expertise in recent American history. Author of Paper Soldiers: The American Press and the Vietnam War,
an acclaimed book about U.S. press coverage of the war in Vietnam (W.W. Norton and Co., 1993; paperback, University of Chicago Press, 1995). Historic preservation issues related to the Civil War.
Holds a dual appointment as a Centre professor and an administrator; expertise in fund raising, student leadership programs, and strategic planning.