Brandon Dean

Brandon Dean

Doctoral Student
Rumble Fellow

Curriculum vitae

Brandon Dean



Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  •  Early North America
  •  Native American History: Great Lakes & Ohio Valley


Master's Thesis:  “‘Certain Reservations Should Be Made for the White People in Our Country:' Reevaluating Michikinikwa’s Path from Warrior to Diplomat, 1795-1812" Available via OhioLINK.


  • M.A. in History, University of Akron (2019)
  • B.A. University of Akron (2017)

Awards and grants

  •  2021 Dr. Gerald Dreslinski Research Award

  •  2021 Joe L. Norris Endowed Award

  •  2022 Richard D. Miles Endowed Award

Courses taught

 HIS 2040 American Foundations to 1877 (Fall 2020, Winter 2021, and Winter 2022)

HIS 1050 History of the Headlines (Fall 2021)


Courses taught by Brandon Dean

Winter Term 2023 (current)

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021