Richard A. Voeltz

Professor of History
Department of History and Government

Cameron University

Burch Hall 202A
(580) 581-2493 or (580) 581-2499
FAX (580) 581-2941

Office Hours


10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Courses Taught

Lower Division

American Civilization
American National Government and Politics
Comparative Civilizations: Early Modern
European Culture II (Interdisciplinary Humanities Course)
Special Studies in History: American Indian History
Early Western Civilization
Modern Western Civilization (HIST 1123)
Humanities in Early Western Culture (HUM 2113)
Humanities in Modern Western Culture (HUM 2223)
Humanities in Early Western Culture via ONENET Interactive Television Instruction

Upper Division and Graduate

Ancient and Medieval England to 1485
Foundations of Modern England 1485-1815
Empire and Industrialization in Britain since 1815
European History and Film
Diplomatic History of Modern Europe (Graduate Credit)
Nineteenth Century Europe 1815-1914
Recent European History (HIST 4443; GR 4443 for Graduate Credit)
History of Southern Africa
United States in War and Depression 1914-1945
Proseminar: The Uintah Basin in War and Depression 1914-1945
Selected Topics in History: The British Empire, Images and Realities
Renaissance and Reformation (Graduate Credit)
History of Europe, 1870-1918 (Graduate Credit)
French Revolution and Napoleonic Era
Senior Seminar in History (HIST 4793)
Independent Studies in a variety of areas




Ph.D., History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1980

Examination Fields
Europe since 1740
British Empire
European Cultural and Intellectual History
Anglo-American Labor History

Title of Doctoral Dissertation
The Origins and Early Years of the South West Africa Company, Ltd., A Study of a British Concession Company in German South West Africa. John S. Galbraith and Robert Wohl co-chairmen of committee.

M.A., History, University of Oregon, 1974

Examination Fields
Europe since 1789
Europe since 1870
British History

B.A., History, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1971

Comprehensive Examination Fields
Modern Europe
Renaissance and Reformation

Related Professional and Administrative Affiliations

Chair, Department of History and Government, Cameron University, 2001-present
Acknowledged Manuscript Reviewer, Marvin Perry, J. Wayne Maker, Pamela Pfeiffer Hollinger, Humanities in the Western Tradition, Ideas and Aesthetics, Vols. I and II, Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
Assistant Chair, Department of History and Government, Cameron University, 2000-2001.
Acting Chair, Department of History and Humanities, Cameron University, Summer 2000.
Associate Editor, Social Science Journal, 2000-2003.
Member, Steering Committee, Festival IV "Bridging the Millennia," Cameron University, 1998-2000.
Member, Lectures and Concerts Committee, Cameron University, 1999-2001.
History Section Coordinator, Western Social Science Association, 1999-2003.
Member and Chair, Research Committee, Cameron University, 1997-1999.
Graduate History Coordinator, Department of History and Humanities, Cameron University, 1997-2000.
Member, Media and Learning Resources Committee, Cameron University, 1996-1998.
Member, Scholarship Committee, Department of History and Humanities, Cameron University, 1991-1998.
Member, Graduate Council, Cameron University, 1988-2000.
Coordinator, Oklahoma Scholar Leadership Enrichment Program, Cameron University, 1988-1995.
Member, Committee on Faculty Affairs, Cameron University, 1988-1990.
Member, Faculty Development Committee, Cameron University, 1988-1990.
Member, Academic Standards and Policies Committee, Cameron University, 1991-1992.
Chair, Tenured Personnel Committee, Department of History and Humanities, Cameron University, 1991-1992.
Program Chair, Oklahoma Association of Professional Historians 1992 Annual Meeting held at Cameron University.
Manuscript Reviewer, Mark Kishlansky, Patrick Geary, and Patricia O'Brien, Civilization in the West, First Edition, 1991.
Member, Duchesne County Historic Preservation Commission, Duchesne County, Utah, 1986-1987.
Staff Associate, Jim Gordon Manchester, Inc., Multimedia and Publicity Placement, Los Angeles, California, 1979-1980.

Professional Association and Honor Society Memberships

American Historical Association
International Association for Audio-Visual Media in Historical Research and Education
North American Conference on British Studies
Western Social Science Association
Phi Alpha Theta
Oklahoma Association of Professional Historians
Phi Kappa Phi
Institute for Edwardian Studies

Current Research Interests

Discipline and Rejuvenation in Edwardian England
Gender and Empire
Image of Southern Africa in the Western Media
History of Namibia/German Colonial Namibia
The Biography of Robert Ruark
Imperialism and Popular Culture/Post-Colonial Studies
Film, Media Studies and History/Historiography
Masculinity in the Fin-de-Siecle


Awards and Grants


Review Essays
Book Reviews
Media/Film Reviews

Participation at Professional Meetings

Chairs and Comments

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