Dr. Eric Schmaltz

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Eric Schmaltz, Ph.D.Eric Schmaltz, Ph.D.
Jesse Dunn 321
(580) 327-8526 or ejschmaltz@nwosu.edu

Degrees Held

B.A. in History and German Language (1994)
M.A. in History (1996); Ph.D. in History (2002)

Area(s) of Specialization

Modern European History (Germany and Russia)
Cultural/Intellectual/Religious History
Ethnic/Nationalities Studies (Nazi Holocaust and Soviet Nationalities Policies)
Germans from Russia Diaspora

Classes Taught Regularly

Modern World Civilization
Non-Western Civilizations
American Colonial Period
Europe, 1815-1945
Middle and Far East Asia
Modern Germany (Since 1871)
Modern Russia (Since 1917)
Renaissance and Reformation
The United States, 1783-1840

Affiliations with Professional Organizations

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR)
Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)
Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
Phi Beta Kappa; Society for German-American Studies (SGAS)
Contributing Editor, Heritage Review (Germans from Russia Heritage Society)
Contributing Editor, GROW Quarterly Newsletter (Germans from Russia in Oregon and Washington)
Editorial Board Member, Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
Member of Board of Academic Advisors, the Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University, Portland, OR

Grants or Publications

Monographs (as of 2009):
• An Expanded Bibliography and Reference Guide for the Former Soviet Union’s Germans: Issues of Ethnic Autonomy, Group Repression, Cultural Assimilation and Mass Emigration in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. Fargo, ND: Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, North Dakota State University Libraries, 2003.
Book Articles (as of 2009):
• Two topical entries in Handbuch der völkischen Wissenschaft: Personen—Institutionen—Forschungsprogramme—Stiftungen. Eds. Michael Fahlbusch and Ingo Haar. Munich: K. G. Saur Verlag, 2008. Pp. 370-373, 678-682.
• Co-authored with Samuel D. Sinner. “The Nazi Ethnographic Research of Georg Leibbrandt and Karl Stumpp in Ukraine, and Its North American Legacy.” In German Scholars and Ethnic Cleansing, 1920-1945. Eds. Michael Fahlbusch and Ingo Haar. Foreword by Georg G. Iggers. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2005. Pp. 51-85.
Journal Publications including Articles, Book Reviews, and Translations (as of 2009):
• Ethnic and Racial Studies
• Heritage Review
• Holocaust and Genocide Studies
• Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
• Journal of Genocide Research
• Nationalities Papers
• Oklahoma Politics
Grants (as of 2009):
• $1,000.00 Mini-Grant through the Oklahoma Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities for NWOSU Diversity Committee’s Jewish Culture Project event called “The Holocaust and Beyond,” hosting guest speaker Mr. Michael Korenblit of the Respect Diversity Foundation (Edmond, OK). Grant period effective from 1 Aug. to 1 Nov. 2006.