Stephanie A. Carpenter

Stephanie A. Carpenter

Title: Department Chair
Associate Professor of History

Office Location: Buller Hall 126
E-mail: carpenter@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-3291

Education

PhD, MA, Iowa State University

BA, University of Vermont

Biography

Stephanie A. Carpenter is an Associate Professor of History at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.

Dr. Carpenter's primary research areas include American agriculture, 20th Century United States history, women in history. Her dissertation research resulted in publication of the first book-length study of the Women's Land Army in World War II. On the Farm Front: The Women's Land Army in World War II examined the wartime program that placed women on American farms (Northern Illinois University Press, 2003).

Originally from Vermont, Dr. Carpenter spent 16 years teaching at Murray State University, Murray, KY before joining the Department faculty in 2014.

Current Research or Professional Activities

Articles and Book Chapters (Scholarly):

Carpenter, Stephanie. “Crop Controls and Price Supports,” in Governing America: Major Decisions of Federal, State and Local Governments from 1789 to the Present. Edited by Paul J. Quirk and William Cunion. Facts on File, May 2011.


Book and Article Reviews:

 Carpenter, Stephanie. Manuscript Review, “Seeing the Blind Spot: Farm Bureau Women’s Clubs in Iowa, 1945-1985," State Historical Society of Iowa, The Annals of Iowa, 2008.

_____. Book Review, From Pioneering to Persevering: Family Farming in Indiana to 1880, in Ohio History, 2008.

_____. Manuscript Review, “Truth Telling: Oregon Extension Service Photos,” for Oregon Historical Quarterly, 2010.

_____. Manuscript Review, “The Land Girls: A Transnational Approach to Food Shortage during the First World War,” for Agricultural History, 2011.

 

Paper Presentations and Conference Activities:

Commentator, “Women in the West,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2008.

“Called to Lead: Women Religious Leaders of the Nineteenth Century,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2008.

Paper judge, Tennessee Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, University of Tennessee-Martin, March 2008.

Chair/Commentator, “Phi Alpha Theta--European and American History,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, October 2008.

Chair/Commentator, “American History,” Kentucky Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Eastern Kentucky University, April 2009.

Chair, “Phi Alpha Theta—European and American History,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, November 2009.

Chair/Commentator, “Women in the Civil War,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, San Diego, CA, January 2010.

Chair/Commentator, “Native American History,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, San Diego, CA, January 2010.

Paper judge, Kentucky Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Northern Kentucky University, March 2010.

Commentator, “Phi Alpha Theta—World,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, November 2010.

Chair, Chair and Commentator, “American Colleges and the Wider World,” Ohio Valley History Conference, Murray State University, October 2011.

Chair, “Phi Alpha Theta—European and World,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 2011.

Chair and Commentator, “Women’s Suffrage Movement,” Phi Alpha Theta 2012 Biennial Convention, Orlando, FL, January 2012.

Chair and Commentator, “Women in the West,” Phi Alpha Theta 2012 Biennial Convention, Orlando, FL, January 2012.

Chair and Presenter, “Planning a Successful Regional,” Phi Alpha Theta 2012 Biennial Convention, Orlando, FL, January 2012.

 “The ‘pretties’ in the field: The Women’s Land Army in World War II,” Southern Association of Women Historians, Ft Worth, TX, June 2012.

Presenter, “Religion and the Constitution,” Constitution Day, Murray State University, Murray, KY, September 2012.

Commentator, “Phi Alpha Theta—American session,” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL, November 2012.

Chair and Commentator, “Native Americans and the West,” Tennessee Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, February 2013.

Chair and Commentator, “Stretching their Boundaries in Wartime: Working Women in a Man’s World,” Southern Labor Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, March 2013.

Presenter, “GMOs: Where Are They Now?” Europe in Transition, Regensburg, Germany, August 2013.

Presenter, “GMOs: Super Food or Franken Food?” Research Forum, Department of History, Murray State University, September 2013.

Chair, “Phi Alpha Theta—Transnational session,” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, November 2013.

Chair and Commentator, “Native American,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.

Panel member, “How to Panel: Fundraising and Chapter Activities,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.

Panel member, “How to Panel: Plan a Successful Regional,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.

Panel member, “How to Panel: Plan a Successful Regional,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.