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Benjamin Price

 

Position: Instructor

Fields of Study: American Colonial History, Classical History

Classes usually taught: Western Civilization 101 and 102, American History 201 and 202, Ancient Greek History and Roman History Surveys, Honors 101, Honors 102, Honors 311, History 600 Historical Research and History 698 Special Topics.

Office Room Number: Fayard Hall 344B

Office Phone Number: 985-549-2106

E-mail:Benjamin.Price@southeastern.edu

Education: B.A. Anthropology ('73) Louisiana State University, M.A. Classical History ('85) Louisiana State University, Ph.D. AmericanHistory ('97) Louisiana State University.

 

Awards:

  • Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman Honor Society Acknowledgment for Superior Instruction of Freshman Students, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. (1999, 2000, 2005, 2006).
  • L.S.U. Student Government Association Outstanding Teacher Award, 2003.

 

Papers:

  • "The Madness of Caligula vs. the Delusion of the Post-Augustan Roman State,"  Ship of Fools, Throne in Bedlam:  The Role of Madness in History, Department of History and Political Science Panel at Madness in Art, Literature, and Society Symposium, Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana, 2009.
  • "Eighteenth Century Whig Thought and the Constitutional Ratification Conflict," Constitution Day Speech, Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, La. 2009.
  • “Will the Real Andrew Jackson Please Stand Up.” Presented at (Re)Discovering American History, 1803-1898 (History 698/01), Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana, July 14, 2006.
  • “Education Makes For Strange Bedfellows: Antebellum Politics and Pedagogy at the the New 'War Skule,' 1856-1960.” Presented at (Re)Discovering Louisiana from the Purchase to the Populist Revolt (History 698/02), Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana, June 26, 2006.
  • “How Did Anglo-American Colonial Administration Work?” Presented at the Teaching American History Summer Institute (History 698/01), Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana, Summer, 2005.
  • “Origins of the Ole War Skule: The Creation of the Louisiana Seminary of Learning and Military Institute.” Presented at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Mid-America Conference on History, Fayetteville, Arkansas, September 20, 2002.
  • “Court and Country Whig Rhetoric and the Constitutional Ratification Debate.” Presented at the Twenty-Third Annual Mid-America Conference on History, Stillwater, Oklahoma, September 22, 2001
  • “A Popish Plot in God's Vineyard: Puritans' Rationalization of the Glorious Revolution in New Eng-land.” Presented at the Nineteenth Annual Mid-America Conference on History, Stillwater, Oklahoma, September 18-20, 1997
  • “The Forty-Five and American Colonial Political Thought.” Presented at the Eighteenth Annual Mid-America Conference on History, Topeka, Kansas, September 12-14, 1996.

Organizations:

  • Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
  • Southern Historical Association
  • Virginia Historical Society
  • Louisiana Historical Association
  • United States Fencing Association
  • United States Fencing Coaches Association

 

Affiliations:

  • Historical Consultant on the LPB Louisiana History Project, July, 1998-January, 1999.

 

Publications and Reviews:

  • Origins of the Ole War Skule:  The Creation of the Louisiana Seminary of Learning and Military Institute, accepted for publication in the Journal of Louisiana History (publication date to be announced).
  • Nursing Fathers: American Colonists' Conception of English Protestant Kingship, 1688-1776 (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 1999)
  • History 2055: The United States to 1865, 12 Assignments and 2 Exams. A Correspondence Course Study Guide (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1999)
  • Review of The King's Three Faces: The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776. By Brendan McConville in The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Vol. 105, No. 1, Winter 2007.
  • Review of Sensory Worlds in Early America. By Charles Peter Hoffer in The Historian, Vol. 67, Issue #2, June 22, 2005, 322.
  • Review of Alterations of State: Sacred Kingship in the English Reformation. By Richard C. McCoy in The Journal of Church and State, Vol. 45, Issue #1, January 2003, 171.
  • Review of Long Gray Lines: The Southern Military School Tradition, 1839-1915. By Rod Andrew, Jr. in Civil War Book Review, Winter 2003, 2002, 34.
  • Review of A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy. By Jonathan D. Sassi in The Journal of Church and State, vol. 44, Issue #2 (Spring, 2002), 262-363.