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Dewey, Robert F., D. Phil.

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765-658-4072

History, Harrison Hall, Room 231
Greencastle, IN
46135

History 

Associate Professor of History

Robert F. Dewey, Jr., MPhil, DPhil (University of Oxford), FRHistS
231 Harrison Hall
Phone: (765) 658-4072
email Prof. Dewey

Awards, Fellowships, Consultancies, etc.

Fiji Rugby Union (FRU), Historical Consultant to the FRU Centennial.  2012-13.                                                                Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.  Elected June 2009.
Visiting Scholar, University of the South Pacific, Fiji. 2007-08.
National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research Grant, Fiji. 2007-08.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, European Union Center, Global Affairs Institute, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. 2003-04.

Publications and Research

Book

British National Identity and Opposition to Membership of Europe, 1961-63: The anti-Marketeers (Manchester University Press, 2009)
Current Book Project - History of Rugby Football in Fiji. Ongoing research.

Chapters and Articles

"Fiji and Pacific rugby research: The State of the Game". Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, vol. 3, no. 3 (2014), pp. 186-201.

"Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance (PIRA): Rugby in 'Our Sea of Islands'". International Journal of the History of Sport, vol. 31, no. 11 (2014), pp. 1406-1420.

“Embracing Rugby and Negotiating Inequalities in the Pacific Islands” in Proceedings of the 2008 International Indigenous Traditional Knowledge Conference, Te Tatau Pounamu – The Greenstone Door  (Nga Pae o te Maramatanga – National Institute of Research Excellence for Maori Development and Advancement, University of Auckland, 2009).

“Pacific Islands Rugby: Navigating the Global Professional Era”, ch.5 in Greg Ryan, ed. The Changing Face of Rugby:  The Union Game and Professionalism Since 1995 (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, 2008).

“‘The Real Reason is to Fight for the Country’: The Historic Expression of Power and Identity in Fiji Rugby”, Special “Pacific Epistemologies” Issue of Dreadlocks (University of the South Pacific, 2006).

Courses Regularly Taught

HIST 112 – European Civilization II – 1789 to the Present
HIST 197 – FYS – History of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands
HIST 232 – 19th and 20th Century Britain
HIST 233 – British Empire
HIST 295 – History Today: Debates and Practices
HIST 300 – B – Topics – Nationalism in Europe
HIST 332 – European Union                                                                                                                                    HIST 344 - Paradise Revisited: History and Representation of the Pacific Islands
HIST 490 – Senior Seminar

Courses In Development


Empire, Sport and British Imperial Culture