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(Abridged Version)

Education

PhD, Public History, 2016

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

Exam Fields: Cultural History, Urban History, History of Sexuality, Public History

Areas of Specialization in Public History: Archives and Oral History

MA, Library and Information Science, 2011

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Areas of Specialization: Special Collections, Archival Management, and Academic Libraries

MA, Women’s Studies, 2009

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

BA, History, 2006

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Current Position

Lecturer of American History                                                                           8/2016 – current

Department of History, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

  • AMH 2010 – Survey of United States History I, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017 (Dual Enrollment and online)
  • AMH 2020 – Survey of United States History II, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018 (Dual Enrollment and online)

Publications

Wyker, Cyrana B., “Women in wargasm: The politics of women’s liberation in the Weather Underground organization” (2009). Graduate Theses and Dissertations. http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/etd/93

Sara Crawley; with Heather Curry, Julie Dumois-Sands, Chelsea Tanner, and Cyrana Wyker (2008). “Full Contact Pedagogy: Lecturing with Questions and Student Centered Assignments as Methods for Inciting Self-Reflexivity for Faculty and Students,” Feminist Teacher, Vol. 19, No. 1, 13-30.

Panels, Presentations and Invited Talks

 Panels and Presentations

“Re-Thinking Florida’s Political Past: Oral History, Social Change, and Social Justice,” Oral History Association Conference, Tampa, FL, 10/2015.

“Oral History as a Subversive Methodology,” Oral History Association Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, 10/2013.

“Learning the Skills of a Professional Oral Historian,” Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Murfreesboro, TN, 5/2012.

“Women’s Studies Graduate Students’ Panel on the Applications of Queer Theory,” Women’s Studies Fall Colloquia, Tampa, FL, 10/2007.

Invited Talks

“A Brief History of Homosexuality,” Department of Women and Gender Studies, for WST 2600: Human Sexual Behavior, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Spring 2008.

“Issues facing members of the LGBTQ Community,” Department of Women and Gender Studies, for WST 3015: Introduction to Women’s Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Spring 2007.

“Issues facing members of the LGBTQ Community,” Department of Sociology, for SYG 2000: Introduction to Sociology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Fall 2007.

“Issues facing members of the LGBTQ Community,” Department of Women and Gender Studies, for WST 2250: Female Experience in America, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Summer 2006.

Professional Service

Planning Committee, Oral History Association Annual Meeting                                                2015

Planning Committee, Society of Florida Archivists Annual Meeting                                          2010

 

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