Cluster Four coordinator of General Education program


Ph.D., Florida State University

Fields and specialties

U.S. history, Gilded Age and Progressive Era, business history

Teaching areas

Gilded Age and Progressive Era, research methods

Research interests

Late nineteenth century United States

Selected publications and presentations

Galgano, Michael J., J.Chris Arndt and Raymond M. Hyser. Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age. 2nd ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2012.

Hyser, Raymond M. and J. Chris Arndt. Voices of the American Past: Documents in United States History. 5th ed. Two Volumes (to 1877; Since 1865) Boston: Cengage Learning, 2012.

“Historians for the 21st Century: Digital Approaches to Historical Methods,” National Council for History Education (NCHE), Kansas City, MO, March 2012 with Michael Galgano and Chris Arndt.

Downey, Dennis and Raymond M. Hyser. Coatesville and the Lynching of Zachariah Walker: Death in a Pennsylvania Steel Town. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2011. (Revised edition for the 100th anniversary of the incident.)

Chief Reader, Advanced Placement US History, 2005-2009

AP US History Reader, 1991-2004 (Question Leader, Exam Leader and Table Leader); Test Development Committee, 2000-2004; History “Working Group,” 2011-2012


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