Jeremy C. Young

Jeremy Young

Assistant Professor of History Director, Institute of Politics

Email: Phone: 435-879-4634 Office: McDonald 234 Education: 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