Jamalin   R.  Harp

Lecturer I  

Office: BSETB MO 1.130D
Phone: (956) 882-7379
Email: jamalin.harp@utrgv.edu

Dr. Jamalin R. Harp





Selected Publications


  • Jamalin Harp. Review of Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages. By Jessie B. Ramey (Urbana: The University of Illinois, 2012).. The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, 6, no. 3 2013: 528-530.

  • Jamalin Harp. Review of The Orphan in Eighteenth-Century Law and Literature: Estate, Blood, and Body by Cheryl L. Nixon (Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2011).. University of Virginia: Essays in History, 2012.

  • Jamalin Harp. "Harold Eastman," Desperados: Stories from the Fort Worth Police Department Wanted Posters, 1894-1903. Fort Worth, Texas: Texas Christian University Press, .



Selected Presentations


  • Jamalin Harp. "Grown Up Children of the Orphanage: Lasting Relationships in the Washington City Orphan Asylum," Society for the History of Childhood and Youth Biennial Conference, Society for the History of Childhood and Youth, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (June 2015)

  • Jamalin Harp. "Shaping Social Welfare: The Washington City Orphan Asylum and the Development of Dependent Child Care in the District of Columbia," Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies, Historical Society of Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C. (November 2014)

  • Jamalin Harp. "Circus Diplomacy: The Moroccan Lions, Washington Politics, and the United States Constitution in the Age of Jackson," TCU Department of History and Geography Fall Research Workshop, TCU Department of History, Fort Worth, Texas (November 2013)

  • Jamalin Harp. "The Washington City Orphan Asylum and the Cholera Epidemic of 1832," Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, St. Louis, Missouri (July 2013)

  • Jason Helms, Curt Rode, and Jamalin Harp. Information Visualization, New Media Writing Studio, Texas Christian University, TCU, Fort Worth, Texas (April 2013)

  • Jamalin Harp. "Dolley Madison and the Legacy of the Female Orphan Asylum of Washington," The Double Lives of First Ladies: Power, Paradox, and Pageantry, Texas State University, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas (March 2013)

  • Jamalin Harp. "Founding an Orphanage: The Beginnings of the Female Orphan Asylum of Washington," Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (February 2012)

  • Jamalin Harp. ""Over Here: Cynthia Boyd and Her Journey as a British War Bride"," Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Phi Alpha Theta, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas (April 2009)

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HIST 1301 01 - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1301 14 - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1302 39M - U.S. History II:
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HIST 1302 10 - U.S. History II:
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