Sturges Hall 314
1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Kathleen Mapes has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2000.
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Labor and Immigration
Awards and Honors
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Richard L. Wentworth/Illinois Award in American History, 2010 for Sweet Tyranny
Publications and Professional Activities
Sweet Tyranny: Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics
HIST 250: S/U/Work&Workers in Modrn Amer
This course will explore the history of work, workers, and workers' movements in America from the era of the Civil War to the present, with special attention to the unique aspects of race, ethnicity, and gender that shaped the American working class. Not offered on a regular basis
HIST 391: Senior Seminar:
A seminar focusing on a topic, or related group of topics in European, United States, and/or non-Western history. The seminar will incorporate in-class discussion of historiographic questions as well as independent research related to the selected topic(s). Prerequisites: one 300-level history course or permission of the instructor; and for History majors, HIST 220 and HIST 221. Offered every fall & spring semester
INTD 105: Writing Seminar:
Writing Seminar is a course focusing on a specific topic while emphasizing writing practice and instruction, potentially taught by any member of the College faculty. Because this is primarily a course in writing, reading assignments will be briefer than in traditional topic courses, and students will prove their understanding of the subject matter through writing compositions rather than taking examinations. Required of all freshmen. Prerequisites: Enrollment limited to freshmen.