Daniel Brendan Lynch
Doctoral Candidate in US History
UCLA Department of History
- University of California, Los Angeles (2009-present)
- Phil. in US History, 2012.
- California State University, Long Beach (2001-2009)
- A. in World History, 2009.
- Professional Clear Single Subject Credential: Social Science with Supplemental Authorization in English, 2004.
- University of California, Berkeley (1996-1999)
- A. in History, 1999.
- University of California, Los Angeles (2011-present)
- Instructor, History 96W: California in the Civil War Era: Western Diversity and the Reconstruction of the Nation
- Online Teaching Assistant for Professor Robin Kelley’s History 13C: History of the US and Its Colonial Origins: 20th Century
- Reader for Professor Eric Avila’s History M155: History of Los Angeles
- Gabrielino High School, San Gabriel, California (2001-2009)
- High school teacher: American Government, AP European History, Economics, Honors World History, World History, and US History.
- Miraleste Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, California (2000-2001)
- Middle school teacher: Sixth and Seventh Grade Social Studies.
- Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (2013-present)
- Assisting Dr. Gary Nash with a seminar for school teachers on the American Revolution.
- Autry National Center (2011-present)
- Assisting Curator Dr. Carolyn Brucken by researching major themes and possible objects for an upcoming exhibit on the Civil War and the West.
- Yale University Department of History (2011-2013)
- Assisted Professor John Mack Faragher by locating and translating documents pertaining to violence in nineteenth-century Los Angeles.
- UCLA Department of History (2009-2011)
- Assisted Professor Kelly Lytle Hernandez, responsibilities included locating and annotating historical documents related to Los Angeles jails.
- “De la Guerra’s Sword of the War: The Native Cavalry and the Consolidation of US Power in the Civil War Era West,” Empire and Liberty: The American West and the Civil War, Virginia Scharff, ed., University of California Press, forthcoming, 2015.
- Review of An Aristocracy of Color: Race and Reconstruction in California and the West, 1850-1890, D. Michael Bottoms, University of California Press, 2013. Southern California Quarterly, forthcoming, 95, no. 3, (Fall 2013).
- Review of American Heathens: Religion, Race, and Reconstruction in California, Joshua Paddison, University of California Press and the Huntington Library, 2012. Southern California Quarterly 94, no. 4 (Winter 2012): 488-490.
- Co-authored with William Deverell. “Our Own Civil War.” Zócalo Public Square. 2011. <http://zocalopublicsquare.org/thepublicsquare/2011/04/28/our-own-civil-war/read/who-we-were/>.
- “Gabrielino (Tongva)” in Encyclopedia of Native American History, Peter C. Mancall, ed., Facts on File, 2011.
- Excerpted and annotated documents in British Encounters with India, 1750-1830, Tim Keirn and Norbert Schürer, eds. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
- Contributed to Voyages in World History, Kenneth R. Curtis and Valerie Hansen, Wadsworth Publishing Co., 2009. Credited in section: “Visual Evidence: The Death of Captain Cook.”
- Review of The Business of Empire: The East India Company and Imperial Britain, 1756-1833, V. Bowen, Cambridge University Press, 2006. Genre 26 (2006): 188-197. Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online. 2009.
- Review of Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire. Felix Driver and Luciana Martins, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2005. Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online. 2009.
- NEH seminar paper: “The VOC, the EIC, and The Free Sea: The Rhetoric and Reality of Free Trade in the Early Modern World Economy,” The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of a European World Economy. 2005. <http://www1.umassd.edu/euro/seminarpapers.cfm>.
- Lesson plan: “Understanding the English Bill of Rights,” UCLA History-Geography Project “Challenges to Democracy” Summer Institute, 2005.
- “Southern and Californio Convergence in Southern California: General Andrés Pico and the Chivalry Democrats, 1846-1861,” Bancroft Library Roundtable, Berkeley, California, February 21, 2013.
- “The Rise and Fall of the Chivalry Coalition in Southern California,” UCLA History Graduate Student Conference, Los Angeles, California, October 27, 2012.
- “Southerners, Californios and Southern California Secession,” Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, August 10, 2012.
- “Roundtable discussion: The Global Eighteenth Century: Faculty-Student Research Projects on Iberoamerica and India at California State University Long Beach,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, March 22, 2007.
- “Travel Literature and English Representations of India during the Long Eighteenth Century,” World History Association Conference, Long Beach, California, June 24, 2006.
- Bancroft Library Gunther Barth Fellowship: Short term fellowship for a research trip to UC Berkeley’s Bancroft Library, 2012-2013.
- Rosecrans Pre-Dissertation Year Fellowship: UCLA Department of History academic year fellowship for dissertation research and writing, 2012-13.
- Graduate Research Mentorship: UCLA Graduate Division academic year fellowship to work with Dr. Stephen Aron on the convergence of Latinos and Anglo Southerners in nineteenth-century southern California, 2011-2012.
- Graduate Summer Research Mentorship: UCLA Graduate Division summer fellowship to work with Dr. Joan Waugh on California and the Civil War, 2011.
- Nicholas Perkins Hardeman Graduate Award: CSULB Department of History award for academic achievement, 2008.
- Ebell-Heimberger Scholarship: CSULB Department of History award for academic achievement in the field of California history, 2008.
- Radio interview regarding Gettysburg’s 150th anniversary and California’s Civil War connections. Air Talk with Larry Mantle. Southern California Public Radio KPCC 89.3 FM, podcast available scpr.org, Pasadena, California, July 3, 2013.
- “Southerners, Californios and Southern California Secession,” San Gabriel Mission History Forum, San Gabriel, California, October 6, 2012.
- “Southern and Californio Convergence in Southern California,” Temple City Historical Association, Temple City, California, October 16, 2011.
- “First American Schools in Los Angeles and San Gabriel,” San Gabriel Historical Association General Meeting, San Gabriel, California, September 20, 2010.
- Inspirational Teacher Award: Gabrielino High School National Honor Society recognition for teaching, 2009.
- Certificate of Outstanding Service: Montebello Historical Society recognition for work as docent and student volunteer organizer at the Sanchez Adobe, 2008.
- College Board World History Institute, World History Association Conference, Long Beach, CA: Nine-day curriculum development program involving secondary history teachers and leading world history scholars, 2006.
- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for School Teachers, “The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of Modern Society and a European World Economy:” Five-week seminar for K-12 educators at the Historical Institute in London and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, 2005.
- UCLA History-Geography Project Summer Institutes: Week-long curriculum development programs involving secondary school teachers and UCLA faculty: “Challenges to Democracy,” 2005; “Changing Face of Europe,” 2004.
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