Steven Bucklin

Steven Bucklin

Professor

HISTORY

East Hall 205

Phone: (605) 677-5218

Email: Steven.Bucklin@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Bucklin holds the BA and MA degrees from the University of South Dakota and the PhD from the University of Iowa. He has published numerous articles and books on the subjects of US Diplomatic history, Military history, and South Dakota history.


Teaching Interests:

Dr. Bucklin has fields in Modern US, Modern British, Soviet, and Diplomatic history. He has also taught courses on the history of Science and Medicine.


Research Interests:

US Foreign Policy and South Dakota History.


Education:

  • Ph D, History, The University of Iowa, 1993
  • MA, History, The University of South Dakota, 1986
  • BA, History, The University of South Dakota, 1983

Grants:

  • Northern Great Plains History Conference, Mary Chilton Chapter DAR. Grant Role: Principal. (2014 - 2014)
  • Northern Great Plains History Conference, Center for Western Studies. (2014 - 2014)
  • Northern Great Plains History Conference, Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau. (2014 - 2014)
  • Northern Great Plains History Conference, Vern Eide Motor Cars. (2014 - 2014)
  • Northern Great Plains History Conference, South Dakota Humanities Council. Grant Role: Principal. (2013 - 2014)
  • Still Coming Home: South Dakota's Vietnam Veterans, Chiesman Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2011 - 2011)
  • "Still Coming Home--South Dakota Vietnam Veterans,", The Chiesman Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2009 - 2010)
  • Phase II Oral Histories, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, National Parks Service. Grant Role: Principal. (2005 - 2006)

Publications:

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  • Bucklin, Steven. Review of "The Rise of a Prairie Statesman: The Life and Times of George McGovern," by Thomas J. Knock. H-Net, 2017.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Review of "Hugh Glass: Grizzly Survivor," by James D. McLaird. Lincoln, NE: Great Plains Quarterly, 2017.
  • Bucklin, Steven. A Review of "Natives of a Dry Place: Stories of Dakota Before the Oil Boom" by Richard Edwards. Lincoln, NE: Western American Literature, 2017.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Review of "An Untaken Road: Strategy, Technology, and the Hidden History of America's Mobile ICBMs.". Lexington, VA: Journal of Military History, 2017.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Review of "Little Business on the Prairie: Entrepreneurship, Prosperity, and Challenge in South Dakota". Cambridge University Press: The Journal of Economic History, 2016.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "'Who needs Roads?' The Interstate Highway System in South Dakota after 60 Years.". Iss. Summer 2016. Pierre, SD: South Dakota History, 2016.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Realism and American Foreign Policy" cited in James R. Arnold, ?Roberta Wiener "Understanding U.S. Military Conflicts through Primary Sources.", 1650. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Recognition of Steven J. Bucklin's body of work on South Dakota history in John Miller's "Is South Dakota Experiencing a Literary Renaissance?", 229. Vol. 45, Iss. Fall 2015. Pierre, SD: South Dakota History , 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Fly-over Country? A Glimpse of South Dakota Through Its Aviation History,", 99-179. Vol. 45, Iss. Summer 2015. Pierre, SD: South Dakota History, 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "The Wilsonian Legacy in Political Science: Denna F. Fleming, Frederick L. Schuman, and Quincy Wright," cited in John Boyer's "The University of Chicago: A History", 562. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Pioneer Days of South Dakota: The Memoir of Frank Bloodgood" cited in Robert Wright's "Little Business on the Prairie: Entrepreneurship, Prosperity, and Challenge in South Dakota". Sioux Falls, SD: Center for Western Studies, 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Oral Histories of Missileers cited in David Mills Cold War in a Cold Land: Fighting Communism on the Northern Plains. Vol. monograph. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015, 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Oral Histories of Missileers cited in Minuteman Missile National Historic Site On-line bibliography. US National Parks Service, 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Realism and American Foreign Policy cited in Conservapedia. Conservapedia, 2015.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Review of The Louisiana Purchase: A Global Context. Vol. Summer 2014. Annals of Wyoming, 2014.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Realism and American Foreign Policy cited in Udi Greenberg The Weimar Century: German Emigres and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War. Princeton University Press, 2014.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Peer review of "South Dakota" for Scholastic, Inc..
  • Bucklin, Steven. Peer review of "The Kitchen Debate and Cold War Consumer Politics". Bedford/St. Martin's, 2014.
  • Bucklin, Steven. From Cold War to Gulf War cited in Kurt Piehler, ed. Encyclopedia of Military Science. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2013.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Going Places: A History of the South Dakota Department of Transportation, 1956-2012 (under contract), 308 page manuscript. Pierre, SD: South Dakota Historical Press, 2013.
  • Bucklin, Steven, Feimer, Steve, and . Vietnam Vets: Still Coming Home..
  • Bucklin, Steven. "The United States Army National Guard". In Encyclopedia of Military Science, edited by Kurt Piehler. Thousand Oaks, CA 91320: Sage Publications, 2013.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Executive Report: "Going Places", 17 pages...
  • Bucklin, Steven. Richard Howard Interview South Dakota Department of Transportation Oral History Project, 69 page transcript. Pierre, SD: SDDOT, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. James Myers Interview South Dakota Department of Transportation Oral History Project, 45 page transcript. Pierre, SD: SDDOT, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Vernon Bump Interview South Dakota Department of Transportation Oral History Project, 60 page transcript. Pierre, SD: SDDOT, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Wallace Larsen Interview South Dakota Department of Transportation Oral History Project, 55 page transcript. Pierre, SD: SDDOT, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. William Janklow Interview South Dakota Department of Transportation Oral History Project 7 April 2010, 57 page transcript. Pierre, SD: SDDOT, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Realism and American Foreign Policy: Wilsonians and the Kennan-Morgenthau Thesis," cited in James Axtell, ed., "The Educational Legacy of Woodrow Wilson: From College to Nation.". Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies" Deedra Abboud, "The Anti-Therapeutic Effects of the Anti-Shari'a Movement on American Society". Rochester, NY: Social Science Research Network, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Quincy Wright's Blue-print for a Durable Peace" cited in Hatsue Shinohara, US International Lawyers in the Interwar Years: A Forgotten Crusade. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. From Cold War to Gulf War cited in Jon Lauck, John Miller, and Don Simmons, eds., The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture. Pierre, SD: South Dakota State Historical Press, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Going Places: History of the South Dakota Department of Transportation, 1956-2012, 308 page manuscript.. Vol. Study SD2009-01..
  • Bucklin, Steven. Oral Histories of Missileers cited in Gretchen Heefner The Missile Next Door: The Minuteman in the American Heartland. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Message From the Heartland: The Iowa Board of Eugenics" cited in Kevin Begos, "The American Eugenics Movement After World War II. Chapel Hill, NC: IndyWeek, 2011.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Realism and American Foreign Policy cited in Trygvye Thronvelt, "What Was Wilson Thinking? a Review of Recent Literature on Wilsonian Foreign Policy". Vol. 10, Iss. 4. Long Beach, MS: White House Studies, 2011.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies" cited in David Imbroscio, Urban America Reconsidered: Alternatives for Governance and Policy. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Realism and American Foreign Policy cited in Phillip Margulies, America's Role in the World. New York, NY: Infobase, 2009.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Peer review of Robert McMahon's Major Problems in the History of the Vietnam War. In Major Problems in the History of the Vietnam War. Iss. 4th edition. NY, NY: Wadsworth, 2008.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Realism and America Foreign Policy" cited in John E. Owens, John Dumbbell "America's "war on Terrorism": New Dimensions in U.S. Government and National Security.", 263. New York, NY: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies" cited in Luis Chiesa, "Outsiders Looking In: The American Legal Discourse of Exclusion". Vol. 5, Iss. 283. Newark, NJ: Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2008.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Realism and American Foreign Policy" cited in Eugene Wittkopf, ?Christopher Jones, ?Charles Kegley, Jr. "American Foreign Policy: Pattern and Process.", 672. New York, NY: Engage, 2007.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Can We 'Teach Them to Elect Good Men'? The Application of Military Force in Mexico and Iraq". Iss. Winter 2007. Forum on Public Policy Online, 2007.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Realism and American Foreign Policy" cited in W. David Clinton, ed., "The Realist Tradition and Contemporary International Relations.". Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2007.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "We were all mustered in Uncle Sam's Army": The Journal of Thomas H. Briggs in the Philippines, 1898-1899" cited in George Philip, "Cowboy Life: The Letters of George Philip". Pierre, SD: South Dakota State Historical Press, 2007.
  • Bucklin, Steven. From Cold War to Gulf War cited in Terry Beckler, "A History of the 147th Army Band of the South Dakota Army National Guard". Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 2007.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies" cited in Chris Ford, "Fear of a Blackened Planet: Pressured by the War on Terror, Courts Ignore the Erosion of Attorney-Client Privilege and Effective Assistance of Counsel in 28 C.F.R. 501.3 (d) Cases,". Vol. 12, Iss. 51. Lexington, VA: Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, 2006.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Realism and American Foreign Policy cited in Paul LeBlanc, Marx, Lenin, and the Revolutionary Experience: Studies of Communism and Radicalism in the Age of Globalization. London: Routledge, 2006.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies". In Liezel Pangilinan, "When a Nation is at War: A Context-Dependent Theory of Free Speech for the Regulation of Weapon Recipes". Vol. 22, Iss. 683. New York, NY: Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, 2005.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies" cited in Raquel Aldana-Pindell, "The September 11 Immigration Detentions and Unconstitutional Executive Legislation". Vol. 29, Iss. 5. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 2005.
  • Bucklin, Steven. From Cold War to Gulf War: The South Dakota National Guard, 1945 to the Millennium., 280. Iss. First. Sioux Falls, SD: Coyote History, 2004.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Review of Fred Greenbaum's Men Against Myths: The Progressive Response. Lincoln, NE: Nebraska History Quarterly, 2003.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies". In R. Colgate Selden, "The Executive Protection: Freezing the Financial Assets of Alleged Terrorists, the Constitution, and Foreign Participation in US Financial Markets". Vol. 8, Iss. 491. New York, NY: Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, 2003.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies". In Susan Becker, "Tumbling Towers as Turning Points: Will 9/11 Usher in a New Civil Rights Era for Gay Men and Lesbians in the United States?". Vol. 9, Iss. 207. Williamsburg, VA: William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law , 2003.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies" cited in Shirley Rivadeneira, "The Closure of Removal Proceedings os September 11th Detainees: An Analysis of Detroit Free Press, North Jersey Media Group, and the Creppy Directive". Vol. 55, Iss. 843. Washington, DC: Administrative Law Review, 2003.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Realism and American Foreign Policy cited in Mian Hayaud-Din, "US Foreign Policy in Islamic South Asia: Realism, Culture, and Policy Toward Pakistan and Afghanistan,". Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, 2003.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies.", 14. Vol. 47, Iss. 1. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 2002.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies" cited in Raquel Aldana-Pindell, "The 9/11 National Security Cases: Three Principles Guiding Judges' Decision-making". Vol. 81, Iss. 985. Eugene, OR: Oregon Law Review, 2002.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Those in Reserve Also Serve: The South Dakota National Guard and the Korean War.", 21. Vol. 31, Iss. 1. Pierre. SD: South Dakota History, 2001.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Realism and American Foreign Policy: Wilsonians and the Kennan-Morgenthau Thesis., 176. Iss. First. Westport, CT: Praeger Press, 2000.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "A Pioneer Remembered: Frank Bloodgood's Memoir of Life in Beadle County, Dakota Territory.", 42. Vol. 29, Iss. 2. Pierre, SD: South Dakota History, 1999.
  • Bucklin, Steven. Review of Ian Robert Dowbiggin's Keeping America Sane: Psychiatry and Eugenics in the United States and Canada, 1880-1940". Vol. 57, Iss. 1. Iowa City, IA: The Annals of Iowa, 1998.
  • Bucklin, Steven. The United States in World Affairs, 1900-1995., 130. Iowa City, IA: The University of Iowa, 1997.
  • Bucklin, Steven. The United States in World Affairs, 1760-1900., 200. Iowa City, IA: The University of Iowa, 1996.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Quincy Wright's Blue Print for a Durable Peace.", 14. Vol. 76, Iss. 3. Mid-America, 1994.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Red State Socialism and the South Dakota Core Rail System". Pierre, SD: South Dakota History.
  • Bucklin, Steven. "A Pioneer Remembered" cited in Daniel Fletcher, "Fierce Winds and a Blank Whiteness: The Culture of Dakota Winter, 1870-1915". Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Awards and Honors:

  • Certificate of Recognition, South Dakota State Historical Society Board of Trustees, 2016
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee, The University of South Dakota, 2016
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee, The University of South Dakota, 2015
  • Outstanding Professor, PHC/IFC Council (USD Greek Community), 2014
  • Office of Research and Sponsored Programs "2014 Calendar", Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 2013
  • Certificate of Recognition, South Dakota State Historical Society Board of Trustees, 2013
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee, The University of South Dakota, 2012
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee, The Universe of South Dakota, 2010
  • State Scholar, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2010
  • State Scholar, Smithsonian, 2007
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching Recipient, The University of South Dakota, 2001
  • Truman Scholar Mentor, Truman Library, 1999

Presentations:

  • Bucklin, Steven. "Billboards, Bid-rigging, Chapels, Graves and Missiles: Some Obstacles in Building the Interstate Highway System in South Dakota". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, Bismarck, ND. (October 1, 2015)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Aviation in South Dakota, 1903-1945.". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (October 9, 2014)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Report on 2014 Conference". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, Hudson, WI. (September 26, 2013)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Back to the Basics: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Army National Guard". Presented at the Army National Guard Logistics Management Seminar, Palm Springs, CA. (May 15, 2011)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "South Dakota Political Culture during Times of War and Peace". Presented at the Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha. (March 2010)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Can We 'Teach Them to Elect Good Men'? The Application of Military Force in Mexico and Iraq,". Presented at the Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha, NE. (March 2008)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Can We 'Teach Them to Elect Good Men'? The Application of Military Force in Mexico and Iraq". Presented at the Oxford Round Table, Oxford, UK. (August 2006)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "This was their finest hour: The South Dakota National Guard and the Rapid City Flood.". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, Bismarck, ND. (October 2004)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "State Coordinators Workshop".
  • Bucklin, Steven. Best Practices: State Coordinators and National History Day,".
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Wilsonians and the Vietnam War". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, Minneapolis. (October 2002)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies.". Presented at the The University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany. (June 6, 2002)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "The Wilsonian Era: American Foreign Policy in the 20th Century.". Presented at the The University of Jena, Jena, Germany. (June 4, 2002)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "To Preserve These Rights: The Constitution and National Emergencies.". Presented at the The University of Glamorgan School Research Programme, Pontypridd, Wales. (March 12, 2002)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition: To Build An Empire of Liberty.". Presented at the Second Annual Missouri River Research Symposium, Vermillion, SD. (February 7, 2002)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "I Wish I had Known Then What I Know Now: Veteran Coordinators Share Best Practices.". Presented at the national History Day Workshop, Washington, District of Columbia, USA. (October 28, 2001)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "American Dream, American Nightmare.". Presented at the Ratingen Gymnasium, Ratingen, Germany. (September 1, 2001)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Wilsonians and the Kennan-Morgenthau Thesis.". Presented at the Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha. (March 2001)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Message From the Heartland: State Sanctioned Sterilization and the Iowa State Board of Eugenics.". Presented at the Genocide Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 2000)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Uses of Web Technology in the Undergraduate History Classroom.". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, St. Cloud, MN. (October 1999)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Gone With The Ivy: The Attack on Denna F. Fleming.". Presented at the Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha. (March 1999)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "North to Alaska: The 196th Regimental Combat Team and the Korean Conflict.". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 1998)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Qualities of Great Leaders: Considerations of Time, Place, Culture, Need, and Followers.". Presented at the First Annual W. O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership Conference, Vermillion, SD. (April 1998)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Fall in, fall out: The South Dakota National Guard and the Cold War.". Presented at the Northern Great Plains History Conference, Bismarck. (September 1997)
  • Bucklin, Steven. "Message From the Heartland: State Sanctioned Sterilization and the Iowa State Board of Eugenics.". Presented at the Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha, NE. (March 1997)