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Taylor

Dr. Jon Taylor

Professor of History

 

 

Office: Wood Hall 136G

Office Phone: (660) 543-4582

Email: jtaylor01@ucmo.edu

 

Vita

Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2004

M.A., Baylor University, 1992

B.S., Southwest Baptist University

A.A., Bacone College

 

Specialties

Public History, America from 1877 to 1940, Missouri History, Harry S Truman

 

Courses Taught

American History to 1877

American History since 1877

History of the Modern World

Harry S Truman and Civil Rights

Missouri History

American Historical Biography

Public History

Graduate Colloquiums in American History

 

Selected Publications

Harry Truman's Independence: The Center of the World (Charleston, SC: History Press) 2013.

Freedom to Serve: Truman, Civil Rights, and Executive Order 9981 (New York: Routledge) 2012.

Truman's Grandview Farm (Charleston, SC: History Press, 2011).

 

A President, A Church, and Trails West: Competing Histories in Independence, Missouri (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2008).