Below is a list of historians who are actively engaged in the research in particular topics that focus fully or partially on Scouting. The purpose of this list is to provide the opportunity to communicate between historians conducting research the same, or a related historical question.
If you wish to be listed, or make corrections, please contact us with the following information:
- Area of Study (eg.: Boy Scouting, Girl Guiding, Girl Scouting, Youth, etc.)
- Research question(s) currently under study.
- Time period(s).
- If inclined, a brief (250 characters) description of your research.
- E-mail and/or web site address.
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Israeli Scouting; Postcolonial literatures; British imperial and cultural history
19th & 20th Century
eby (at) bgu.ac.il
Cordery, Stacy A.
Monmouth College (Monmouth, Illinois)
Biography of Juliette Gordon Low
stacy (at) monm.edu
University of Queensland
War and Australian society, sports history, masculinity, and education.
m.crotty (at) uq.edu.au; http://www.uq.edu.au/uqresearchers/researcher/crottyma.html
Mid Sweden University and the National Graduate School of Gender Studies
Scouting in Sweden
Bodil.Formark (at) miun.se
Pomor State University (Arkhangelsk, Russia)
Scouting in Russia
kudry (at) pomorsu.ru
King's College London
Girl Scouting and Guiding
Early 20th Century
deborah.lafferty (at) gmail.com
Lammers, Benjamin J.
blammers (at) caldwell.edu; http://faculty.caldwell.edu/blammers
Macleod, David I.
Central Michigan University
The history of childhood and youth in the United States, the history of philanthropy, and the history of voluntary organizations.
macle1d (at) cmich.edu; http://www.chsbs.cmich.edu/history/faculty/macleod.htm
University of California - Davis
Masculinity, History and Cultures of Childhood, Animals and Science, Cold War Tourism and Culture.
jemechling (at) ucdavis.edu; http://ams.ucdavis.edu/~jemechling/Homepage.html
Miller, Susan A.
University of Pennsylvania
Sports and sexuality, youth culture and environmental history. Campfire and Girl Scouts, with an emphasis on camping.
samiller (at) sas.upenn.edu;http://www.history.upenn.edu/faculty/miller.shtml
UK Scout Movement, Religion, Identity, Citizenship
S.Mills (at) lboro.ac.uk; http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/gy/staff/gysm/index.html
Muratori, Fr. Carlo
Library Director of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin in Bologna (Italy)
Scouting in Italy, Catholic Scouting, Baden-Powell
“My studies concerning the bibliographies scouts. At the bottom of my library I have a scout books in English, Italian, French (11.000 books)”
fracarletto (at) libero.it
Slippery Rock University
lia.paradis (at) sru.edu; http://academics.sru.edu/history/staff/paradis/default.asp
Parsons, Timothy H.
Social historian of twentieth century Africa; Scouting in Colonial Africa.
tparsons (at) wustl.edu; http://artsci.wustl.edu/faculty/parsons-timothy
Catholic Boy Scouting in the USA, Discrimination issues with the BSA (African Americans and Native Americans)
david.peavy (at) catholicscouting.org; http://www.CatholicScouting.org
Girl Guiding and Scouting
tproctor (at) wittenberg.edu; http://userpages.wittenberg.edu/tproctor
Rothschild, Mary Logan
Arizona State University
Specializes in the history of American women and feminism, women’s oral history and gender equity in education. Currently working on: "Girl Scouting and the Culture of American Womanhood, 1912-1982," which uses Girl Scouting as a window on American girlhood and womanhood in the Twentieth Century.
mary.rothschild (at) asu.edu
Ohio State University
The history of women, youth, children and children's rights.
soland.1 (at) osu.edu; http://history.osu.edu/people/person.cfm?ID=730
Walker, Colin R.
Baden-Powell and Boy Scouting in the UK
scouting.milestones (at) btinternet.com; http://www.scouting.milestones.btinternet.co.uk
University of York
History of British youth and its condition and culture.
ajw9 (at) york.ac.uk; http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/hist/staff/warren.shtml
Watenpaugh, Keith David
University of California - Davis
Scouting in the Middle East; Focus on the multiple intersections of the modern international human rights regime, Islam and colonialism in the 20th century Arab Middle East.
kwatenpaugh (at) ucdavis.edu; http://religions.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Watenpaugh
Watt, Carey A.
St. Thomas University (Fredericton, Canada)
Colonial and postcolonial South Asia; Indian Boy Scout movement
cwatt (at) stu.ca; http://people.stu.ca/~cwatt/Site/Homepage.html
Witt, David L.
Ernest Thompson Seton Legacy Project, Academy for the Love of Learning
Ernest Thompson Seton
davidlwitt (at) @cybermesa.com; http://www.aloveoflearning.org
Centre Historique Belge du Scoutisme - Belgisch Historisch Centrum voor Scoutisme
Girl-guiding, francophone scouting and guiding, colonial guiding, gender issues and coeducation
sophie.wittemans (at) chbs.be; http://www.chbs.be