Gregory Wickenkamp

Doctoral Student
Biography

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Greg Wickenkamp is a doctoral student in the Department of History at the University of Iowa. His current work builds on curiosities that arose over more than a decade of K-16 social studies education, particularly around history's relationship to identity, race, and social justice.

Prior to attending the University of Iowa, Wickenkamp earned an MA in the Social Foundations of Education at Iowa State University, where he briefly served as a lecturer. He has presented at the American Education Research Association (AERA), the National Rural Education Association (NREA), and engaged in a variety of social justice projects and organizations. He is currently researching the history of Iowa's chapters of the American Indian Movement, the Black Panther Party, and the FBI's efforts to stop them.

Research areas
  • 20th century U.S. social movements, repression, race, critical history education
Gregory Wickenkamp
Address

380G Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States