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Dr. Amy Essington

Amy Essington

Lecturer of History
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
562 985-4449 | Fax: 562 985-5431
Amy.Essington@csulb.edu | Office: FO2-208

Research Interests

20th Century U.S. Social History
Women’s History
Baseball History

Education

California State University, Long Beach, BA
California State University, Long Beach, MA
Claremont Graduate University, Doctoral Candidate

Selected Publications

“Baseball on the Pacific Coast: The Integration of the Pacific Coast League, 1948-1952.” Journal of the West 47:4 (Fall 2008), 49-59.

“Overview of Faculty Learning Communities.” With Laurie Richlin. Chap. in New Directions on Teaching and Learning: Faculty Learning Communities. Laurie Richlin and Milton D. Cox, Co-Eds. 97 (April 2004), 25-39.

“Faculty Learning Communities to Prepare Future Faculty.” With Laurie Richlin. Chap. in New Directions on Teaching and Learning: Faculty Learning Communities. Laurie Richlin and Milton D. Cox, Co-Eds. 97 (April 2004), 149-157.

“‘She Loved Baseball’: Effa Manley and the Negro Leagues.” Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, (McFarland, May 2001), 275-295.

Courses

HISTORY 101:
Facts, Evidence, and Explanation

HISTORY 172:
Early United States History

HISTORY 173:
Recent United States History

HISTORY 485A/WOMEN'S STUDIES 485A:
History of Women in the United States to 1850

HISTORY 485B/WOMEN'S STUDIES 485B:
History of Women in the United States since 1850