Ruth Nugent

Associate Professor

Ruth Nugent

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy

  • (706) 729-2204
  • AH E210

Education

  • Ph.D., History, General Dalhousie University, 2000

  • BA, History, General Franklin College of Indiana, 1993

Awards & Honors

  • Caught in the Act of Promoting University Value "Inclusion" Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2017

  • "Caught in the Act of Great Teaching" 2016

  • Nominated for Faculty Teaching Award Augusta State University, 2011

  • Most Valuable Professor Augusta State University Ambassadors, 2010

  • Most Valuable Professor Augusta State University Ambassadors, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HIST 1112

    Modern World Civilization
  • HIST 2111

    United States to 1877
  • HIST 4030

    Witchcraft, Law, and Culture
  • HIST 3140

    History of Canada
  • HIST 4160

    Piracy & Seafaring Age of Sail
  • HIST 6950

    Selected Topics: Piracy & Seafaring Age of Sail
  • HIST 4950

    Selected Topics: Study Abroad: Nova Scotia

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • "Will the Real Dr. Psycho Please Stand Up?" Finding the Origins of Wonder Woman's Golden Age Characters , 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Not So Golden Age: Gender, Race, and Nostalgia in All-Star Squadron 1981-1987, 2017
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Women on the US Home Front in World War II . [Research and Content Consultant. In Press.], 2015
    Book, Non-Scholarly-New
  • "Steve Trevor, Equal? Wonder Woman in an Era of Second Wave Feminist Critique" in, 2013
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • "The Amazon Mystique: Subverting Cold War Domesticity in Wonder Woman Comics" in Comic Books and the Cold War: Essays on Graphic Treatment of Communism, the Code, 2012
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Department Service

  • G2C HIST 2111 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Various scholarly service to colleagues 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Misc. Department Committees, ad hoc groups, working groups 2006 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Various Guest Lectures in Department 2006 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • Acting Chair 2015 - 2016

College Service

  • Ad Hoc Group in support of ordering Gale databases 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Integrated Studies Advisory Board 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Triota 2015 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Pamplin College Dean's Faculty Council 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • WSSA (Student Group) 2015 - 2016

    Role: Faculty Advisor

University Service

  • Jaguars for Justice 2018 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Deputy Director of WGST 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Women's History Month Film Series 2018 - 2018

    Role: Session Chair
  • Women's History Month Film Series 2018 - 2018

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Interim Director of WGST 2015 - 2017

    Role: Administrative Assignment, Other

Professional Service

  • Flickforsk: International Girlhood Studies Network 2009 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Historical Association 2005 - Present

    Role: Member
  • H-Minerva Participant 2004 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Popular Culture Association 2004 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Southeastern Review of Journalism History 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Augusta Unitarian-Universalist Church 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta Unitarian-Universalist Church 2018 - 2018

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Augusta Unitarian-Universalist Church 2017 - 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Unitarian-Universalist Church of Augusta 2017 - 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • People for P.E.O.P.L.E. at Davidson High School 2017 - 2017

    Role: Other