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Kyle Bulthuis

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Department of History

Assistant Professor - Colonial America, American Revolution, early American Republic, religious experience, race and slavery Research Interests

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 321F
DialPhone: (435) 797-1213
SendEmail: kyle.bulthuis@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, American History, (World History minor), University of California, Davis, 2007
“Four Steeples over the City Streets: Trinity Episcopal, St. Philip’s Episcopal, John Street Methodist, and African Methodist Episcopal Zion Churches in New York City, 1760-1840”
MA, History, Utah State University, 2000
“Food for Thought, Food for Action: an Historical Analysis of Latter-day Saint and Seventh-day Adventist Dietary Laws”
BA, History, (German minor), Calvin College, 1995

Biography

Kyle Bulthuis is an historian of early America, including the colonial, Revolutionary, and early Republic eras. His interests include work in religion, race, and social history.


Teaching Interests

Colonial America, American Revolution, early American Republic, religious experience, race and slavery

Research Interests

See above

Awards

Certificate of Recognition for Significant Contributions in Teaching ROTC Cadets, 2013

Jim Bridger Detachment, Army ROTC

VPR Research Catalyst Grant, 2011

Vice President for Research, Utah State University

Sidney E. Mead Prize, 2009

American Society of Church History

Reed-Smith Graduate Travel Award, 2005

History Department, University of California, Davis

Graduate Travel Fellowship, 2004

Hemispheric Institute on the Americas

Gilder Lehrman Dissertation Fellow, 2003

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Research Assistant in the Humanities Fellow, 2000

Humanities Institute, University of California, Davis

Best Graduate Paper, 1999

Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference

Peter D. Hoekstra Award, 1995

Calvin College

National Merit Scholar, 1991

Calvin College

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Bulthuis, K., (2014). Four Steeples over the City Streets: The Social World of New York's Early Republic Congregations. New York University Press
    • Book Chapters

    • Bulthuis, K., "Work and Society": _Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment_. Bloomsbury Press

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Bulthuis, K., “Oceanic Barriers: The British-American Divide in the Revolutionary Black Atlantic.”. History: the Journal of the Historical Association
        • Bulthuis, K., “The Difference Denominations Made: Evaluating Black Church(es) and Black Church Choices in the Early Republic.”. Religion and American Culture
        • Bulthuis, K., (2009). Preacher Politics and People Power: Congregational Conflicts in New York City, 1810-1830. Church History, 78:June, 261-282.

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

                • Bulthuis, K., (2010). Popular Religion in America from the Colonial Era through the Civil War: Encyclopedia of Religion in America. Congressional Quarterly Press
                • Bulthuis, K., (2008). Peter Williams, Senior: African American National Biography. Oxford University Press, Harvard University Press

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                HIST 6400 - Special Topics: American History, Spring 2017

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2017

                HIST, RELS 4730 - History of Black America, Fall 2016

                HIST 3000 - History Research Methods, Fall 2016

                HIST, RELS 4790 - American Religious History, Spring 2016

                HIST 3000 - History Research Methods, Spring 2016

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2016

                HIST 3720 - Colonial America, Fall 2015

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2015

                HIST 6000 - Historical Methods and Research, Fall 2014

                HIST 3730 - The New American Nation, Fall 2014

                HIST,RELS 4790 - American Religious History, Spring 2014

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2014

                HIST 6000 - Historical Methods and Research, Fall 2013

                HIST 6000 - Historical Methods and Research, Fall 2013

                HIST 4730 - History of Black America, Fall 2013

                HIST,RELS 4730 - History of Black America, Fall 2013

                HIST 3720 - Colonial America, Spring 2013

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2013

                HIST 6000 - Historical Methods and Research, Fall 2012

                HIST 3730 - The New American Nation, Fall 2012

                HIST 3730 - The New American Nation, Fall 2012

                HIST 4730 - History of Black America, Spring 2012

                HIST 6400 - Special Topics: American History, Spring 2012

                HIST 3720 - Colonial America, Fall 2011

                HIST 2710 - United States 1877-Present, Fall 2011

                HIST 3730 - NEW AMERICAN NATION, Spring 2011

                HIST 6420 - ST: SECOND GREAT AWAKENING, Spring 2011

                RELS 6420 - ST: SECOND GREAT AWAKENING, Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Daniel Weller, History, September 2016
                Jason Fackrell, History, September 2016
                Jon Alfred, History, January 2013 - December 2013
                Kevin Whitaker, History, August 2010 - December 2013
                Ryan Braeger, History, September 2011 - May 2013
                Cho-Chien Feng, History, August 2010 - June 2012