Dr. Michael Beauchamp

Name: Dr. Michael Beauchamp

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 918-343-7746

Title: Associate Professor

Department: History & Political Science

Office: Baird Hall, Room 219B

Dr. Michael BeauchampDr. Beauchamp is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Political Science at Rogers State University.


Ph.D., History
M.A., History
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

B.A., History (Cum laude)
University of Dallas, Irving, TX

Certificate in Advanced International Affairs
George H. W. Bush School of Government and Public Service, College Station, TX


2020-Present, Associate Professor 
2014-2020, Assistant Professor
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

2011-2014, Visiting Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University at Qatar

2009-2011, Instructor
Lone Star College, Tomball Campus

2009-2011, Visiting Assistant Professor
2007-2009, Graduate Assistant / Lecturer
Texas A&M University

2006-2007, Instructor
Blinn College, Bryan Campus

2005-2007, Graduate Assistant, Teaching
2003-2005, Graduate Assistant, Non-Teaching
Texas A&M University

Courses Taught:

  • Western Civilization, Prehistory to 1789
  • History of the United States, Prehistory to 1877
  • History of the United States, 1877 to the Present
  • American Military History, 1609 to the Present
  • History of the Atlantic World
  • The Age of Revolution in the Atlantic World
  • Colonization of North America
  • The Birth of the Republic, 1763-1820
  • History of Texas
  • Federal Government


Works in Progress:

Instruments of Empire: Colonial Elites and U.S. Governance in Early National, Louisiana, 1803-1820. Manuscript.

Chapters in Reference Works:

Chronology of the U.S. Presidency (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012). “Madison, James.” “Monroe, James.” “Obama, Barack.”

Conflicts in American History: The Roaring Twenties, Great Depression and World War II, 1920-1945 (New York: Facts on File, 2010). “Chapter 8: Al Smith’s Presidential Campaign of 1928.”

Native America: A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia. (Westport CT: Greenwood, 2012). “Texas.”

Book Reviews:

Cannabis: A History. By Martin Booth. (New York: Picador, 2003). World History Connected, Vol. 5, No. 1, October 2007.

The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. By Denver Brunsman. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013).

Michigan War Studies Review, October 2013. Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World. By Lynn V. Foster. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002).

World History Connected, Vol. 5, No. 2, February 2008. Liberal Nationalisms: Empire, State, and Civil Society in Scotland and Quebec. By James Kennedy. (Montreal: McGill Queen’s University Press, 2013). H-Empire, 
November 2013.

The Middle East Under Rome. By Maurice Sartre. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007). World History Connected, Vol. 5 No. 3, June 2008.

Contributions to Reference Works:

African American National Biography (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008). “Blackman, Pomp.” “Butler, Nace.” “Charlton, Samuel.” “Freeman, Jordan.”

America’s Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Iraq (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011). “Smith, Paul R.”

Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia. (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011). “Muhammed Omar, Mullah.”  “Portuguese Colonial Wars in Arabia.” “Portuguese-Moroccan Wars.” “Spanish-Algerian Wars.” “Spanish- Moroccan Wars.” 

Conflict in the Early Americas: An Encyclopedia of the Spanish Empire’s Aztec, Incan, and Mayan Conquests (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2013). “Almagro, Diego de.”  “Inca Elite.” “Velázquez de León, Juan.

Encyclopedia of American Environmental History. (New York: Facts on File, 2010). “American Revolution.” “English Exploration and Settlement – South.” “French Exploration and Settlement – New Orleans and Louisiana.”  “French Exploration and Settlement – St. Louis and the Midwest.” “Melville, Herman.”

Encyclopedia of American Women’s History. (New York: Facts on File, 2010). “Kapiolani.” “Republican Motherhood.”

Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social and Military History. (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2008). “Mahmud, Mahmun Sidqui.” “Yoffe, Avraham.”  “Zayyad, Tawfiq.”

Encyclopedia of the Caribbean. (New York: Facts on File, 2009). “France in the Caribbean.” “Guadeloupe.” “Malaria.”  “Martinique.”

Encyclopedia of the Early Republic and Antebellum America. (New York: M.E. Sharpe Inc., 2010). “Bullfinch, Charles.” “Decatur, Stephen.” “Native Americans, Southwest.” “Whig Party.”

Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts. (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2010). “Aidid,  Mohammed Farrah.”  “Biden, Joseph.” “Billiére, Sir Peter Edgar de la.” “Chirac, Jacques.” “Cohen, William Sebastian.” “Damascus Agreement.” “Khalilzad, Zalmay Mamozy.”  “Kristol, William.” “Mahmoud, Salah Aboud.” “Majid al Tikriti, Ali Hassan al-.” “Smith, Paul Ray.” “Sykes, Sir Mark.” “Tikriti, Abd al-Ghaffar Hardan al-.”  “Treaty of Uqair.” “Woodward, Bob.”

Encyclopedia of North American Colonial Conflicts to 1775: A Political, Social, and Military History. (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2008). “Dieskau, Jean Armand, Baron de.” “New Orleans.” “New Richmond.” “Presidio Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adaes.”

Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West. (Washington: CQ Press, 2013). “Newlands, Francis G.”

Encyclopedia of Slavery in the Americas. (New York: Facts on File, 2011). “German Coast Revolt (1811 Louisiana).” “Louisiana.”  “Pointe Coupee Revolt (1795 Louisiana).”

Encyclopedia of the War of 1812. (New York: Facts on File, 2012). “Algerine War.” “Castine, Maine.” “Duane, William.”  “E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.” “Gallatin, Albert.” “Maryland.”  “McQueen, Peter.” “Mississippi River.” “Mobile, Battles of.” 

Gale Library of Daily Life: American Civil War (Farmington Hills MI: Gale, 2008). “Pacifism and Conscientious Objectors.”  Pro-secessionists/Southern Nationalists.” “Pro-slavery Advocates.”

Gale Library of Daily Life: Slavery in America (Farmington Hills MI: Gale, 2007). “Rice Plantations.” “Slavery in the Lower South.” “Sugar Plantations.”

The Jim Crow Encyclopedia. (Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 2008). “Baton Rouge Bus Boycott.” “Canada.” “Gandhi, Mahatma.” “Haiti.”  “Republican Party.”

Military History, 2006 (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2006 [electronic]). “Abenaki War.”  “Architecture in the American Revolution.”  “Red Sticks.”  “Sacramento.” “Sayenqueraghta.”

Military History, 2007 (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2007 [electronic]). “Adobe Walls, First Battle of.” “McGillivray, Alexander.” “Modocs.” “Moravian Indian Missions on the Muskingum River.” “Polignac, Camille Armand Jules Marie, Prince 
de.”  “Washington, Martha Dandridge Custis.”  “Zane, Elizabeth.”

Conference Papers:

October 9, 2014. “Fighting Back at Yellow Jack: Efforts to Combat Yellow Fever in Territorial Louisiana, 1804-1815.”  Thirty-Second Annual Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Galveston, TX.

October 11, 2013. “The Foreign French, Territorial Governance, and the Question of American Identity.”  Thirty-First Annual Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Pensacola, FL

September 7, 2013. “Negotiating Local and American Identities in Early National Louisiana.”  Interdisciplinary.net 5th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK

October 18, 2012. “Collaboration and Its Constraints: Free People of Color and Federal Officials in the Territory of Orleans.”  Thirtieth Annual Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Pensacola, FL

April 12, 2012. “The Battalion of Free Men of Color and the German Coast Slave Revolt.”  Education City Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Research Forum, Doha, Qatar

November 4, 2006. “Ethnicity and the Politics of Citizenship in Early National Louisiana Parishes.”  Charles Brockden Brown Society Fifth Biennial Conference, New Orleans, LA

October 19, 2006. “Citizenship and Ethnicity in Early National Louisiana.” Transatlantic History Student Organization Seventh Annual Graduate Student Workshop, Arlington, TX

Professional Memberships

  • Louisiana Historical Association
  • Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
  • Society for Historians of the Early American Republic

Professional Service

  • Reader for Louisiana History
  • History Curriculum Committee, 2011-2014, Texas A&M University at Qatar
  • February 4, 2013 Chair, “Economy, Transnationalism and Trade in the Globalized World.” Liberal Arts International Conference, Doha Qatar
  • Research Forum Committee, 2012, Texas A&M University at Qatar
  • Graduate Student Council Representative from the History Graduate Student Organization, Texas A&M University
  • Graduate Student Council Representative on the Parking and Transportation Committee, Texas A&M University

Honors & Awards

  • John L. Canup Award for Excellence as a Graduate Lecturer, 2007-2008
  • Texas A&M History Department Research Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research Graduate Student Stipendiary Fellow, 2006-2007