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Kelly Donahue

Adjunct Faculty
Degree
B.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Office
JRC 434
Phone
(651) 962-4731
Mail
University of St. Thomas
History Department #JRC 432
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
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Dr. Donahue specializes in Modern Europe, modern Britain and Ireland, gender history, history of the British Empire, and history of southern Africa.

At St. Thomas since Fall 2011.

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 115 - L02 The World Since 1900 M - W - - - - 1730 - 1915 JRC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 1915

Location:

JRC 201

Course Registration Number:

41112 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Kelly L. Donahue

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course examines the origin, development, reception, alteration, and rejection of various ideologies—including, but not limited to, nationalism, imperialism, communism, liberalism, fascism and Nazism—and the political, social, economic, and cultural changes that they produced. Through a close examination of the twentieth century, students gain appreciation for the intricate nature of power and dependency that characterizes the modern world. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 223 - 01 Irish Hist Survey: Celtic-1972 M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

43140 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Kelly L. Donahue

As a survey of Irish History, the course covers early Irish history and society, the Viking and Norman invasions, and special attention is given to the early modern period and the origins of Ulster during the Tudor-Stuart Period in English History. In the 18th century the origins of Irish nationalism and the Rising of 1798 is highlighted. In the 19th century the course covers Catholic Emancipation, the Great Famine and emigration and the movement for Home Rule. Twentieth century Ireland includes the creation of the Irish Free State and the history of contemporary Ireland to the present.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 394 - 01 Topics in European History - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

43627 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Kelly L. Donahue

The subject matter of this course will vary from year to year and will focus on a specific historical period or event and/or particular methodological approach(es) to doing history. It will not duplicate existing courses in European history. Students will be asked not only to employ evidence in support of historical interpretations but also to think critically about the relationship between varying types of evidence, to engage in prevalent debates within fields of historical scholarship, and to evaluate historical questions themselves for their utility and manageability. Prerequisite: one 100-level history course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 115 - L01 The World Since 1900 M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 414

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

20385 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Kelly L. Donahue

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course examines the origin, development, reception, alteration, and rejection of various ideologies—including, but not limited to, nationalism, imperialism, communism, liberalism, fascism and Nazism—and the political, social, economic, and cultural changes that they produced. Through a close examination of the twentieth century, students gain appreciation for the intricate nature of power and dependency that characterizes the modern world. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 115 - L02 The World Since 1900 M - W - - - - 1730 - 1915 JRC 414

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 1915

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

20845 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Kelly L. Donahue

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course examines the origin, development, reception, alteration, and rejection of various ideologies—including, but not limited to, nationalism, imperialism, communism, liberalism, fascism and Nazism—and the political, social, economic, and cultural changes that they produced. Through a close examination of the twentieth century, students gain appreciation for the intricate nature of power and dependency that characterizes the modern world. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)