Kenneth Stevens

Professor
History
Reed Hall 327

k.stevens@tcu.edu | 817-257-6291

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Education

Indiana University, Ph.D. 1982, MA 1978, BA 1968.

Courses Taught

American Constitutional History
The American Presidency
The Age of Jackson
The United States, 1815-1861
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History since 1877
Capstone Seminar for History Majors

Areas of Focus

U.S. Constitutional History,
The American Presidency, American 1815-1861.
My current research and writing project is a diplomatic history of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1845.

1) ed., The Texas Legation Papers, 1836-1845

2) William Henry Harrison: A Bibliography

3) Border Diplomacy: The Caroline and McLeod Affairs in Anglo-American-Canadian Relations, 1837-1842

4/5) ed., The Diplomatic Papers of Daniel Webster, vol. 1, 1841-1843; vol. 2, 1850-1852

1) “Lone Star Diplomacy: The Texas Legation in Washington, 1836-1845,” Oct 14, 2016, East Texas Historical Association annual meeting.

2) “The First Century of U.S. Constitutional History: the Pre-Incorporation Era,” Conference on the Application of the European Union Federal Bill of Rights to States,” June 21, 2016.

3) “From Colony to Republic: The Growth of Revolutionary Consciousness on the Texas Frontier,” La Frontera: Borderlands Multidisciplinary Symposia, Esterhazy Karoly University, Eger, Hungary, Dec 4, 2014.

4) “The Supreme Court and the Problem of School Integration in the United States,” Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Legal Studies Institute, Budapest, Oct 13, 2014.

  • Fulbright Scholar, Univ. Debrecen, Hungary 2014;
  • San Antonio Conservation Soc. Outstanding Pub 2015
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • Central Texas Historical Association
  • East Texas Historical Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Society for Historians of the Early American Republic

Board of Editors, Central Texas Historical Review