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Rebecca K Shrum

Campus Address: CA-503L
Phone: 317-274-3916
Fax: (317)278-7800
Email: rshrum@iupui.edu
[Icon]: Website http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/history/ Website


Assistant Professor of History; Assistant Director of the Public History program


B.A., University of South Carolina, 1993
M.A, University of South Carolina, 2001
Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, University of South Carolina, 2001
Graduate Certificate in Museum Management, University of South Carolina, 2004
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2007

Academic Interests

Public History, Material Culture, North America to 1850


H105 American History to 1865
H425 Undergraduate Public History Internship
H542 Introduction to Public History
H547 Historic Site Interpretation
H548 Historic Administration


"Selling Mr. Coffee: Gender and the Branding of a Kitchen Appliance," Winterthur Portfolio , Winter 2012 (forthcoming).

Work in Progress: I am completing a book manuscript, The Mirror: An American History . This book explores the explores the various, multiple, and sometimes competing meanings different cultures in America attached to mirrors from the beginning of European colonization through the 1870s.

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