Conference Presentations and Blog Postings in 2013: Robert GudmestadImage of

Conference Presentations and Blog Postings in 2013: Robert Gudmestad

Dr. Robert Gudmestad presented his research at three conferences in 2013. In May, he delivered a paper entitled “A Tale of Two Navies: Civil War Gunboats and the Search for Technological Superiority” at the conference “Naval Expertise and the Making of the Modern World” (University of Oxford, England). In September he presented two papers: “Tinclads, Torpedoes, and Levees: Using Environmental History to Understand the Civil War,” at the McMullen Naval Symposium (United States Naval Academy); and “Slavery and the American South,” at the conference “What is a Slave Society?” (University of Colorado).

Dr. Gudmestad also published a blog posting about steamboat accidents on the Bloomberg site this year:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-31/the-horrific-accident-that-created-the-regulatory-state.html