Jeremy C. Young

Jeremy Young

Assistant Professor of
Director, Institute of

Phone: 435-879-4634
Office: McDonald 234
Ph.D. Indiana University
Curriculum vitae
Personal website

Jeremy C. Young teaches courses in the history of the modern United States and continental Europe; he also directs the Institute of Politics and Public Affairs. A specialist in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century United States, his research interests include the history of emotions, social movements, and political culture. He is the author of The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940 (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and has published articles in the Journal of Social History and the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. He also serves as Membership Secretary for the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE).

Courses Taught

HIST 1700: American Civilization
HIST 2710: US History Since 1877
HIST 3180: Nineteenth Century Europe
HIST 3190: Twentieth Century Europe
HIST 3230: American Foreign Relations
HIST 3250: World War II
HIST 3740: Emergence of Modern America (1876-1945)
HIST 3750: Contemporary America (1945-Present)
HIST 4310: History of Nationalism
HIST 4370: History of Social Movements in Modern America