Dr. Larry R. Peterson
Larry R. Peterson (Ph.D. 1978, University of Minnesota: U.S. Intellectual, Women, and Families) Ignatius Donnelly: A Psychohistorical Study in Moral Development and Psychology (Arno Press, 1983); test bank for Garraty and Carnes, The American Nation , 5th through 13th editions; recent articles in the Journal of General Education and Great Plains Research .
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Teaching Awards: 1985, Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award; 1997, Motar Board Outstanding Academic Advisor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Honors/Awards: 1992, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Outstanding Service Award; 1993, NDSU Women's Week Honoree; 1994, NDSU Tapestry of Diverse Talents; 1998, Sarah Nelson Friend Award (with the late Gail B. Peterson), Fargo-Moorhead Chapter of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG); 1999, Leslie Hewes Award for Best Social Science Article published in Great Plains Research; Directory of American Scholars. Who's Who in America, Who's Who Among America's Teachers .
External Grants: 1982-1983, Fulbright Commission, Germany; 1985, NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers; 1989-93, The Bush Foundation, "North Dakota Higher Education Cultural Exchange Program", 2003 NEH Summer Institute for College Teachers.
University Service: 1989-1990, Presiding Officer, University Senate; 1991-1995, 2001-present, Chair, University Senate General Education Committee; 1994-95, Presidential Search Committee; 1992-present, Advisor, Ten Percent Society.
Current Courses Taught
Race in the United States
U.S. to 1877
U.S. since 1877
Women in America
Families in America
U.S. Intellectual History
Methods of Historical Research
Readings in U.S. History