Walsh, James P.
Year Retired from SJSU
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University of California, Berkeley, History and Education, Ph.D. 1970
University of San Francisco, History, M.A. 1962
University of San Francisco, History, B.S. 1959
San Jose State University, 1966 - 1987
Senior Fulbright Lectureships:
University College, Galway, Ireland, 1972-1973;
University College, Cork, Ireland, 1980-1981
National University of Ireland, Galway, 1997
Administrative and Professional Experience
San Jose State University: Interim Provost, 1995
Dean, College of Social Sciences, 1988-1995
Chair, History Department, 1982-1986
See a retrospective of pre-retirement (1995) scholarly books: "The Evolution of the Thesis...," in The Irish in the San Francisco Bay Area: Essays on Good Fortune; Donald Jordan and Timothy J. O'Keefe, contrib. eds.; Irish Literary and Historical Society, pub., 2005.
Post-retirement: SJSU history books: San Jose State University: an Interpretive History, 1950-2000 (2003) & One and the Same: the History of Continuing Education at San Jose State University, 1857-2007 (2006).
Publishing Awards of California Historical Society
- Best Interpretive Article, California History, 1971
Abe Ruef Was No Boss: Machine Politics, Reform, and San Francisco. California Historical Quarterly, Vol. 51, No. 1 (Spring, 1972), pp. 3-16
- J.S. Holliday Career Achievement Award, September 18, 1992
Excellence in Research & Interpretation of 19th & 20th Century California History, Published Works & Presentations....