Timothy D. Grundmeier

PhD Candidate (expected 2017)
Tim_Grundmeier@baylor.edu
Accepted full-time professorship at Martin Luther College (MN), beginning Fall 2017.
Advisor: T. Michael Parrish
Research Interests: My research centers on the intersection of religion and ethnicity in the United States. My dissertation examines Lutheranism and American culture, 1840-1880.
Education: B.A, Martin Luther College (New Ulm, MN); M.A. in History, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Awards/Fellowships:
Nominee, Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, Baylor University, 2016; Concordia Historical Institute Award of Commendation Honorable Mention, 2016; Conyers Graduate Scholar, Institute for Faith and Learning, Baylor University, 2013-2014; Graduate Fellow, History, Baylor University Institute for Studies of Religion, 2012-2013; Graduate School Fellowship, Baylor University, 2012-2017; William E. Lass Research and Writing Grant, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2010 and 2011.
Publications:
"Print Media," with Elesha Coffman. In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America. Edited by John Corrigan. New York: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
Review of Pure of Heart: The Faith of a Father and Son in the War for a More Perfect Union by William F. Quigley Jr. (Kent State University Press, 2016). Civil War History (forthcoming).
"'The Elements of Africa's Redemption': The Beginning of the American Lutheran Mission to Liberia." Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly 89, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 9-28.
Review of Catholicism and the Shaping of Nineteeth-Century America, by Jon Gjerde, edited by S. Deborah Kang (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Journal of Church and State 57, no. 4 (Autumn 2015): 791-793.
"'If we cease to German, we will cease to be Lutheran': Linguistic Transition and Theological Crisis in the Synodical Conference, 1885-1945." Journal of the Lutheran Historical Conference 3 (2015): 88-113.
Review of The Politics of Faith During the Civil War, by Timothy L. Wesley (Louisiana State University Press, 2013). Fides et Historia 46, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 2014): 115-17.
"Faithful Work in Missouri Synod Pastoral Theology, 1900-1990." Lutheran Forum 47, no. 3 (Fall 2013): 21-25.
"Minnesota 'Joins the World'—and Quickly Leaves: The Minnesota Kicks, 1975-81." Minnesota History 63, no. 3 (Fall 2012): 102-113.
Other:
Board Member, Lutheran Historical Conference, 2016-present
Assistant Book Review Editor, Journal of Church and State, 2016-present