Richard Werking, Professor
Diplomatic & 20th Century America
Ph.D. - University of
Wisconsin, US History
M.A. - University of
Wisconsin, US History
- M.A. - University of
B.A. - University of
Evansville, History & Political Science
- Diploma, Leadership
Preparation Course, Noncommissioned Officer Academy,
Ft. Chaffee, Arkansas
Six months active duty, U.S.
Army; three-plus years active reserve, Indiana
National Guard. Heavy weapons infantry
(mortars, recoiless rifles). Sergeant.
"The Library as an Instrument
of Education: Appreciating Evan Farber," in Evan Ira
Farber, College Libraries and the
Teaching/Learning Process: Selections from the
Writings of Evan Ira Farber (Richmond, IN:
Earlham College Press, 2007).
"Encounters and Other
People's Mail: Teaching the History of U.S. Foreign
Relations," Passport (August 2005).
"Vessels and Voyagers: Some
Thoughts on Reading and Writing, Books and
Libraries," Portal: Libraries and the Academy
(Johns Hopkins U. Press: January 2003).
photograph (July/August, 1998).
"How Teachers Teach, How
Students Learn: Doing History and Opening Windows,"
Library Hi Tech (Issue 35, 1991).
Bureaucratization and the Vesting of Economic
Interests: Toward Clearer Thinking and Better
History," Administrative Science Quarterly
(arch, 1983), with Fred V. Carstensen.
"Department of State," in
Donald R. Whitnah, ed., Government Agencies
(Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1983).
and Foreign Trade: The Origins of the U.S. Chamber
of Comemrce," Business History Review
"The Boxer Indemnity
Remission and the Hunt Thesis," Diplomatic
History (Winter, 1978).
"Selling the Foreign Service:
Bureaucratic Rivalry and Foreign-Trade Promotion,
1903-1912," Pacific Historical Review (May,
"'Reformation Is Our Only
Preservation': Cotton Mather and Salem Witchcraft,"
William and Mary Quarterly (April 1972).
The Master Architects:
Building the United States Foreign Service,
1890-1913 (The University Press of Kentucky,
Book reviews in College &
Research Libraries; The Library Quarterly; American
Historical Review; American Journal of Sociology;
Wisconsin Magazine of History, and
Business History Review.
"Libraries and the Teaching
of Irregular Warfare: Some Present and Future
Possibilities," presentation at the Conference on
"Pedagogy for the Long war: Teaching Irregular
Warfare," Quantico, VA, October-November 2007.
A founding member of the
Teaching Committee, Society for Historians of
American Foreign Relations.