Brett Mizelle, Ph.D.
Ph.D., American Studies (2000), University of Minnesota
M.A., History (1995), University of Minnesota
B.A., American Studies (1990), Georgetown University
To the Curious: The Cultural Work of Exhibitions and Representations of Exotic and Performing Animals in America, 1789-1860, work in progress.
Pig, manuscript under contract and in progress for publication in the Reaktion Books “Animal” series.
“The QUE Project and History Learning and Teaching: The Case of Long Beach State,” in Ronald J. Henry, ed., Faculty Development for Student Achievement: The QUE Project (Anker Publishing Company, 2006), 121-144. [co-written with Tim Keirn]
“Contested Exhibitions: The Debate Over Proper Animal Sights in Post-Revolutionary America,” Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 9.2 (2005), 219-235.
“Displaying the Expanding Nation to Itself: The Cultural Work of Public Exhibitions of Western Fauna in Lewis and Clark’s Philadelphia,” in Robert S. Cox, ed., The Shortest and Most Convenient Route: Lewis and Clark in Context (American Philosophical Society, 2004), 215-235.
“‘I Have Brought my Pig to a Fine Market': Animals, Their Exhibitors, and Market Culture in the Early Republic,” in Scott C. Martin, ed., Cultural Change and the Market Revolution in America, 1789-1860 (Madison House, 2005), 181-216.
“‘Man Cannot Behold it Without Contemplating Himself': Monkeys, Apes and Human Identity in the Early American Republic,” in Explorations in Early American Culture: A Supplemental Issue of Pennsylvania History 66 (1999), 144-173.