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Faculty Bio


Catalano, Joshua

Catalano, Joshua

Position
Assistant Professor; Coordinator of Public History Emphasis Area

Contact
Office: Hardin 002
Web Site: http://www.joshuacatalano.org
Email: catala4@clemson.edu

Education
PhD, George Mason University (2019); MA, Bowling Green University (2015)

Professor Catalano is a historian of the United States and a practitioner of both digital and public history. Before coming to Clemson, he worked as a research assistant at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media where he served as managing editor of Digital Humanities Now.

Professor Catalano’s research focuses on the role of symbolism and language in the process of settler colonialism. His current manuscript project analyzes the production, dissemination, and continual reinterpretation of the memory of the Gnadenhutten Massacre and the burning of Colonel William Crawford. His research projects provide new perspectives on the applicability of digital and computational methodologies for conducting historical research.

Selected Professional Works

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

“Blue Jacket, Anthony Wayne, and the Psychological and Symbolic War for Ohio, 1790-1795,” Ohio History 126, no. 1 (2019): 5-34.

“Digitally Analyzing the Uneven Ground: Language Borrowing Among Indian Treaties,” Current Research in Digital History 1 (2018).

“President William T. Jerome III: Why Bowling Green State University Remained Open after the Kent State Shootings,” Ohio History 123, no. 1 (2016): 51-72.

Digital Works, Videos, CDs & DVDs, Software (Published)

“Digitally Analyzing the Uneven Ground: Language Borrowing Among Indian Treaties,” Current Research in Digital History 1 (2018).

“Mining the Eleanor Roosevelt My Day Columns,” co-authored with Amanda Regan, 2017.

“The 1960s and Youth Culture,” BGSU University Libraries Digital Archive, 2014, (co-creator).