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

Currently teaching

(Fall 2022) HIS 2040: American Foundations to 1877

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

HIS 1050 History of the Headlines (Fall 2021)