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Preston McBride

Contact Information

Email    pmcbride@ucla.edu
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Fields of Study

18th-20th Century U.S. & American Indian History


2014 Resident Scholar, Autry National Center Institute for the Study of the American West, Undisciplined Research Project


Eugenics and Sterilization in America\ The Journal 1:1 (November 2012 [Formerly MALS Quarterly, The Dartmouth Master's of the Arts in Liberal Studies Journal]), 69-84."

Grants and Awards

2015 Immigration and Ethnic History Society/Organization of American Historians John Higham Travel Grant2014 UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award2014 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, Honorable Mention2013 UCLA Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship

Conference Presentations

\Institutionalized Negligence: The Mechanics of Disease and Death at California's Sherman Institute,\" 1892-1930, Western History Association Annual Conference (Portland, Oregon), October 21-24, 2015;\"We were always sick': Indian Health at Sherman Institute and Carlisle Indian Industrial School, 1879-1929,\" Organization of American Historians (St. Louis, Missouri), April 18, 2015;\"New Directions in the Study of Unfree American Indian Labor: Geography, Law, and Methodology,\" 129th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (New York, New York), January 4, 2015; \"A Concentration Camp for Children: Conditions, Health, and Mortality at Pennsylvania's Carlisle Indian School, 1879-1918,\" 10th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (University of Siena, Siena, Italy), June 21, 2013; \"Appraising Carlisle Indian Industrial School: Conditions, Student Health, and Mortality, 1879-1918,\" Carlisle, PA: Site of Indigenous Histories, Memories and Reclamations Symposium (Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania), October 6, 2013;\"Appraising Carlisle Indian Industrial School: Conditions, Student Health, and Mortality, 1879-1918,\" Colonial Genocide and Indigenous North America Workshop (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada), September 21, 2012"


Benjamin Madley


A.B. in Economics, Dartmouth College 2011; M.A. in Liberal Studies, Dartmouth College 2013