Michael D Brooks

Contact Me

brook795@umn.edu


Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.A.: History, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 2016.
  • B.A.: History, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 2012.
  • B.S.: Political Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 2012.
  • B.A.: French Language and Literature, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 1998.

Specialties

  • Modern France
  • French Imperialism
  • History of Education
  • World's Fairs
Courses Taught
  • HIST 3417 - Food in History, Spring 2019 (RG)
  • HIST/MEST 3611: Medieval Cities, Spring 2018 (RG)
  • HIST 3431: Modern France and Its Empire, Fall 2017 (RG)
Publications
  • Civilizing the Metropole: The Role of the 1906 Marseille Colonial Exposition in Creating Greater France: Brooks, Michael, FCH Annals: Journal of the Florida Conference of Historians, 21 57-64, 2014.
  • Civilizing the Metropole: The Role of the 1889 Parisian Univeral Exposition's Colonial Exhibits in Creating Greater France: Brooks, Michael, University of Central Florida Undergraduate Research Journal, 6 71-81, 2013.
Awards
  • Hannah C. Stocker Fellowship, 2019 - 2020
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for African Studies, U.S. Department of Education, 2019 - 2020
  • University of Minnesota Summer Research Fellowship, Summer 2019
  • John B. and Theta H. Wolf Fellowship, Fall 2017
  • Outstanding Master's Thesis, University of Central Florida, 2017
  • University of Central Florida Libraries Annual Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, 2014
  • Thomas M. Campbell Prize, Florida Conference of Historians, 2014
  • Richmond I. Barge History Scholarship, University of Central Florida, 2012
  • Burnett Honors College Student-Mentor Academic Research Team (SMART) Grant, University of Central Florida, 2011