Jasmine AldinderJasmine Alinder

Associate Professor

Office: Holton Hall, Room 343
Phone: (414) 229-3675
e-mail: jalinder@uwm.edu


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1999
M.A., University of New Mexico, 1994
B.A., Princeton University, 1991

Research Interests:

History of Photography
Race and Representation
Law and Photography
Socialism in Milwaukee
Civil Rights in Milwaukee

Teaching Areas:

Public History
Critical Race Studies
Visual Culture
History Methods

Courses Offered:

Hist 150: Multicultural America
Hist 192: First Year Seminar, "Photography and Imperialism"
Hist 293: Seminar on Historical Method, Theory and Approach
Hist 599: Special Topics, "Displaying Culture: The History and Politics of Museums"
Hist 600: Seminar in History, "Photographs as Historical Sources"
Hist 700: Introduction to Public History
Hist 900: Seminar in U.S. History, "Photographs as Historical Documents"
Liberal Studies 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies, "Lens on the Local"

Other Activities:

Director, UWM Urban Studies Programs
Coordinator of the Public History program, UWM
Affiliated faculty, Cultures and Communities, UWM
Board Member of the Wisconsin Humanities Council

Recent Publications:

Alinder, Jasmine A. “Camera in Camp: Bill Manbo's Vernacular Scenes of Heart Mountain.” Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II Ed. Muller, Eric L. University of North Carolina Press and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. (2012) .
Alinder, Jasmine A. “Underexposed: The Controversial Censorship of Photographs of U.S. War Dead.” Outrage! Art, Controversy and Society Ed. Richard, Howells. Palgrave MacMillan. (2012) .