History

Alyssa Reil

Instructor

M.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney

History Preservation Grant for the City of Kennewick Historic Preservation Commission (Grant Writer), Benton County Historic Preservation Grant Program: 2019

Research Services Council Travel Award, University of Nebraska at Kearney: Spring 2015, Fall 2015, and Spring 2016

History Department Travel Award, University of Nebraska at Kearney: Spring 2015 and Spring 2016

Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award, University of Nebraska at Kearney History Department: Spring 2015

Pacific Northwest, Women’s, Public and Digital History

Paper Presentations

Discussion of thesis research. East Benton County Historical Society and Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch Speaker Series; Kennewick, Washington; April 27, 2018.

“Remembering Faith Beamer Cooke.” Research presented at the Pacific Northwest History Conference; Spokane, Washington; October 14, 2017.

“Faith Beamer Cooke and the Richland Unitarian Fellowship Movement.” Paper presented at the Community Unitarian Universalist Church; Pasco, Washington; May 29, 2016.

“Community Building and Culture in the Atomic West: The Life and Legacy of Faith Beamer Cooke.” Paper excerpt presented at the Missouri Valley History Conference; Omaha, Nebraska; March 4, 2016.

“The Younger Sister, Enculturation, Indigenization, and Religious Fellowship in the Missionary Work of Kate McBeth.” Paper presented at the Missouri Valley History Conference; Omaha, Nebraska; March 5, 2015.

Book Reviews Published in Scholarly Journals

Review of Indians of the Midwest, a Newberry Library digital exhibition. Middle West Review (Spring 2017).

Review of Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane, by Patrick McGilligan. Middle West Review (Fall 2018).