COL Richard Kitchen

Title: Faculty - History
Department: Social Science/Busin Administr Division
Phone: (575) 624-8177
Office: Willson Hall 303

FALL 2017 Schedule
Course IDSecCourse NameHS/JC
HIST 131302Early World HistoryJC
HIST 131305Early World HistoryJC
HIST 211307History of the United States IJC
HIST 211311History of the United States IJC
HIST 211315History of the United States IJC
HIST 2113H07Coll U.S. Hist IHS
HIST 2113H11Coll U.S. Hist IHS
Richard Kitchen
Educational Background:


Ph.D., Arizona State University, History, 2002
M.A., Brigham Young University, History, 1996
B.A., Brigham Young University, Major: Secondary Education and History Teaching, Minors: German Teaching and Art Education, 1993
A.S., Snow College, Political Science, 1986


Defense Language Institute, German, 1987
Utah State Board of Education, 1994, Secondary Education, History & German (6-12), Art (K-12)
Arizona State Board of Education, 1997, Community College, History

2002 to Present, New Mexico Military Institute, Associate Professor, Social Sciences
2008 - 2009, University of Trier, Germany, Visiting Fulbright Professor, History
2005 - 2008, Eastern New Mexico University, Adjunct Professor, History
1999 - 2002, Arizona State University, Teaching Associate, History
1999, Brigham Young University, Adjunct, History
1996 - 1997, College of Eastern Utah, San Juan Campus, Adjunct, History
1995 - 1996, Springville High School, Instructor, History, German
Honors, Awards and Publications:

Visiting Fulbright Professor, Institute of International Education, United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 2008 - 2009
Outstanding American Teachers, National Honor Roll, 2005 - 2006
John K. Funk Professorship, New Mexico Military Institute, 2004 - 2005


"Communism, Sputnik, and the Speeding Pace of One-Upmanship," Presented at the International Symposium, "Speed, Mass Mobility, and McCarthyist Stasis: Negotiations of Karl Marx in Post-War American Culture," Trier, Germany, 26 June 2009
“British Colonial and Native American Interaction: the “Good Indian/Bad Indian” Dichotomy as a Basis for American Indian Policy,” lecture/discussion presented at the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft e.V., Arbeitskreis Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, 28 May 2009
"Geronimo: Imagery and Reality," lecture/discussion presented at the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum / James-F.-Byrnes-Institut e.V, Stuttgart, Germany, 17 February 2009
“Loyalty and Justice: Coming of Age in "The Cowboys," Presented at the Gerechtigkeit und Loyalität in einer windigen Welt: Was wir vom Kino-Western lernen können Conference, at Evangelische Akademie Arnoldshain, Schmitten/Arnoldshain, Germany, October, 2008
"The Assassination of Jesse James: A Comparative Review," Studies in the Western, The German Association for the Study of the Western, 16 (2008), 283-287.
“Diversity and Society: Success or Failure in Intercultural Policies,” Presented at “Voices of Diversity” Forum, University of South Carolina - Lancaster, September, 2007
“Looking to the Past for a Vision of the Future: A Glimpse at Mormon/American Indian Relations, 1853-1877,” Presented at the “Diversity in Society” Oxford Round Table, Lincoln College, Oxford University, March 2007
Review of David L. Bigler, Fort Limhi: The Mormon Adventure in Oregon Territory, 1855-1858 (2004) Idaho Yesterdays, 46 no. 2 (Spring/Summer 2005), 62-63.
Co-Author with Robert S. McPherson, “Much Ado About Nothing: The San Juan River Gold Rush, 1892-93,” Utah Historical Quarterly, 67 (Winter 1999), 68-87.


Organizations and Committees:

Faculty Senate, New Mexico Military Institute, Member, 2005 - 2008
Various Committees, New Mexico Military Institute, Member, 2002 - Present