Office Hours Spring 2013Tues. 10:30-11:00 (G), Weds. 4:30-5:15 & Thurs. 2:30-3:30 (P)
Dr. Leroy M. Rowe is an Assistant Professor of African American History and Politics in the Department of History and Political Science. He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Missouri. He joined the University of Southern Maine in 2012.
Ph. D. University of Missouri (2012)
M.A. University of Missouri (2006)
B.S. Lincoln University, Missouri (2003)
Courses Taught (fall 2012)
Survey of African American History to 1865
African Americans and American Justice (Supreme Court Decisions on Black Citizenship and Civil Rights)
Courses offered (spring 2013)
Survey of African American History since 1865
The Black Freedom Movement (Civil Rights Movement)
Introduction to American Government
His research and teaching interests focus on the social and political experiences of African Americans during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries with an emphasis on race, gender, and sexuality.
His current book project seeks to document and explain the relationship between black families and state institutions through the lens of the familial and institutional experiences of African American delinquent girls who were committed at the State Industrial Home for Negro Girls at Tipton, Missouri.
European Institutions: The European Union
Research in The European Union
With Study in Brussels and The Hague
May 18-June 2, 2013
POS 406: 3 credits (or 6 credits with instructor's permission)
The course is a great opportunity for USM students and for the general public to get direct access to the European Union institutions in Brussels and other international bodies in The Hague, such as the International Court of Justice for instance, as the best way to understand the complexity of international organizations. Participants will also be able to visit the main NATO headquarters in Brussels and attend presentations by NATO officials on current topics in the news with regards to foreign and military policy. Students will acquire a detailed knowledge of how the many bodies of the EU work together and how the EU itself has developed over timeLearn More