Heather E. Fryer, BA, PhD
Heather E. Fryer, BA, PhD

Heather E. Fryer, BA, PhD

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • History

Position

  • Associate Professor

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Fryer, Heather. Perimeters of democracy : inverse utopias and the wartime social landscape in the American West., University of Nebraska Press, 2010

Articles

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue: “Envisioning Peace, Performing Justice: Art, Activism, and the Cultural Politics of Peacemaking,” Peace and Change: a Journal of Peace Research, 40-1, 2015
  • Fryer, Heather. Racial Beachhead: Diversity and Democracy in a Military Town [REVIEW]., Urban History, 40, 589-591, 2013
  • Fryer, Heather. "The Song of the Stitches": Factionalism and Feminism at Tule Lake. Signs., Signs, 35, 673-698, 2010
  • Fryer, H. [Review: Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange's Photographs and Reports from the Field by Anne Whitson Spirn]., Pacific Historical Review, 78, 662-664, 2009
  • Fryer, Heather Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange's Photographs & Reports from the Field, Pacific Historical Review, 78, 662-664, 2009
  • Fryer, H. [Review: Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange's Photographs and Reports from the Field by Anne Whitson Spirn], Pacific Historical Review, 78, 662-664, 2009
  • Fryer, Heather. Viking quest: Rosalie Hankey Wax's search for trans-racial spiritual solidarity, 1921-1971., Journal of Religion & Society, 5, 76-89, 2009
  • Fryer, Heather. Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange's Photographs & Reports from the Field., Pacific Historical Review, 78, 662-664, 2009
  • Fryer, H. Viking Quest: Rosalie Hankey Wax's Search for a German-American Luthern Identity, Journal of Religion & Society, 76-89, 2009
  • Fryer, H. [Review: Upstream Metropolis: An Urban Biography of Omaha and Council Bluffs by Barbara J. Contrell, Harl A. Dalstrom, Kay Calame Dalstrom], Great Plains Quarterly, 28, 333, 2008
  • Fryer, Heather The Battle for Los Angeles: Racial Ideology and World War II, Journal of American History, 94, 1309-1310, 2008
  • Fryer, Heather. Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of the Japanese American Internment., Journal of Asian Studies, 67, 313-315, 2008
  • Fryer, Heather Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of the Japanese American Internment, Journal of Asian Studies, 67, 313-315, 2008
  • Fryer, Heather. The Battle for Los Angeles: Racial Ideology and World War II., Journal of American History, 94, 1309-1310, 2008
  • Fryer, H. Mine. Okubo's War : Citizen 13660's War Against Government Propaganda. In Robinson, Greg; Creef, Elena T. (Eds.)., Mine. Okubo : Following Her Own Road, University of Washington Press, 82-97, 2008
  • Fryer, Heather BETYE SAAR: Extending the Frozen Moment, Journal of the West, 46, 101-101, 2007
  • Fryer, Heather WARTIME SHIPYARD: A Study in Social Disunity [Book Review], Journal of the West, 46, 79-79, 2007
  • Fryer, Heather. BETYE SAAR: Extending the Frozen Moment., Journal of the West, 26, 101-101, 2007
  • Fryer, Heather. WARTIME SHIPYARD: A Study in Social Disunity [Book Review]., Journal of the West, 46, 79-79, 2007
  • Fryer, Heather. New era: Reflections on the human and natural history of central Oregon., Journal of the West, 44, 99, 2005
  • Fryer, Heather New era: Reflections on the human and natural history of central Oregon, Journal of the West, 44, 99, 2005
  • Fryer, H. Race, Industry, and the Aesthetic of a Changing Community in World War II Portland., The Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 96, 3-13, 2004
  • Fryer, H. Race, Industry, and the Aesthetic of a Changing Community in World War II Portland, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 96, 3-13, 2004

Publications

  • “Within the Folds of the Complex: Art, Activism, and the Cultural Politics of Peacemaking,” Peace and Change, 40-1, 2015
  • Consultant and Interviewee: Matthew Hansen, “New Mystery Arises from Iconic Iwo Jima Image,“ Omaha World Herald, Omaha World-Herald, 2014
  • “The Life of Servant of God Edward J. Flanagan, 1904-1917,” Submitted to the Historical Commission for the Cause for Canonization of Father Edward J. Flanagan,, Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2012
  • “The Song of the Stitches: Feminism and Factionalism at Tule Lake,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 3 (Spring 2010): 673-698., Signs, Volume 3, 2010

Editing and Reviews

  • Fryer, Heather Gilded Age Plains City: The Great Sheedy Murder Trial and the Booster Ethos of Lincoln, Nebraska, Journal of American History, 100, 943-944, 2013
  • Fryer, Heather A Tragedy of Democracy: Japanese Confinement in North America, American Historical Review, 116, 1093-1094, 2011

Presentations

  • “Self-Fashioned Redress: Intersecting Feminisms and Conceptions of Global Citizenship in the Correspondence of Noriko Sawada Bridges and Rosalie Hankey Wax, 1979-1981,” Western History Association, Newport Beach, CA, 2014
  • “Heartland Encounters: The Migration of Los Angeles Japanese Americans to Father Flanagan’s Boys Town, Nebraska,” Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, Portland, Oregon, August 15, 2014., 2014
  • Discussant: Post-viewing discussion of the PBS documentary “Slavery By Another Name,” which is part two of the new series “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle.” Durham Museum, 2013
  • Lecture: “The Return Path to Nowhere: Patterns in the American Immigration Debate,” Solidarity Series, Creighton University Office of Multicultural Affairs, 2013/10/08, 2013
  • Panelist: “From ABD to Tenure,” Preparing Future Faculty Program, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2013
  • Chair, “Revisiting Maternalism and Its Legacy: Gender, Power, Health Policy, and Place in the United States, 1912-55,” American Historical Association, January 6, 2013, 2013
  • “For the Children of Thrashing Buffalo: Gender, Colonialism, and the Inter-Personal Politics of Women Fieldworkers at Pine Ridge, 1961-65” Berkshire Conference in the History of Women, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, June 2011, 2011
  • Invited Lecture: “Edward S. Curtis in the Twentieth Century: Native Re/Visions of Ethnographic Portraiture” Opening Event for Edward Curtis Exhibition, Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, NY, February 7, 2010, 2010

Awards and Honors

  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Creighton University, 2012
  • “IGGY” Award, Freshmen students of Creighton University, 2012