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Judson A. Grenier, Ph.D.

Title: Professor of History, Emeritus

Department: History

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Books and Chapters


Selected Articles

  • “CSU Dominguez Hills Sustains a Rich Historic Heritage,” in 2007 Commencement Program; reprint, Inside the EFA (Spring, 2007)
  • “Reminiscences of the Early Faculty,” Inside Dominguez Hills (May, 2005)
  • Officialdom: California State Government, 1849-1879,” California History Sesquicentennial Issue (No. 3/4, 2003)
  • "Sources for Local History," The Primary Source (Summer, 1996)
  • “Copperhead Assemblyman in Civil War California,” The Californians Magazine (Vol. 12, No. 5. 1995).
  • “Growing Together for a Century: Title Insurance & Trust Company and Southern California,” Southern California Quarterly  (Vol. LXXV, No. 3/4. Fall/Winter 1993).  Also printed under separate cover.
  • The Donahoe Higher Education Act, 30 Years After,” California History, (Vol. LXIX, No. 1. Spring 1990)
  • "The Watson Land Company: A 75th Anniversary Salute," Southern California Quarterly (Vol. LXIX, No. 2.  Summer 1987)
  • "Oral History Can Keep Family Past Alive," Associated Press (printed in newspapers nationwide, September 1985)
  • "Addenda to J.N. Bowman's 'History of the Provincial Archives of California'", Southern California Quarterly (Vol LXVI, No. 3. Fall 1984)
  • "Upton Sinclair: The Road to California," Southern California Quarterly (Vol. LVI, No. 4. Winter 1974)
  • (With Glenn Dumke) Harry Chandler, Dictionary of American Biography, Sup. III (New York: charles Scribner's Sons, 1973).
  • "Upton Sinclair and the Press: The Brass Check Reconsidered," Journalism Quarterly (Vol. 49, No. 3. Autumn 1972)
  • "Upton Sinclair: A Remembrance," California Historical Society Quarterly, (Vol. 48, No. 2. June, 1969)
  • "The Muckrakers: Roughriding on Newsmen, TR Names Expose Period," Publishers Auxiliary, American National Series (June, 1965)
  • "A Minnesota Railroad Man in the Far East, 1917-1918," Minnesota History, (Vol. 38, No. 7. September 1963)
  • "Muckraking and the Muckrakers: an Historical Definition," Journalism Quarterly (Vol. 37, No. 4. Autumn 1960)
  • "The Camera Wins Its Spurs," CTA Journal (February 1958)
  • Photo Editor, "Robert Gordon Sproul," California Monthly (Vol. LXVI, No. 7, March 1956)
  • "Evansville," Occident: University of California Literary Magazine (Fall 1955)
  • Book reviews in California History, Pacific Historical Review, Southern California Quarterly, Journalism Quarterly & other magazines.


Published Oral Histories


Honors & Awards

  • (2005) Fellows Award (medal), the Historical Society of Southern California
  • (2004) Distinguished Alumnus, Univ.of Minnesota Daily Alumni Association
  • (1994) Carl Wheat Award for Best Article in Southern Calif. Quarterly
  • (1991) Newberry Library (Chicago) Fellowship
  • (1991) Pflueger Award, Outstanding Local History (California Legacy)
  • (1986) CSUDH Distinguished Community Service Award
  • (1985) Huntington-Haynes Fellowship
  • (1984) National Endowment for the Humanities Travel Fellowship
  • (1973) Gibson Distinguished Teaching Award (the first), CSUDH
  • (1966) Outstanding Teacher Award, UCLA Student Association


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