College of Arts & Sciences

Robert Franklin

Instructor, Department of History
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Robert FranklinLecturer, History; Assistant Director, Hanford HistoryICB 137

EDUCATION

  • B.A. in History, University of Hawaii Hilo, 2011
  • M.A. in History, Washington State University, 2014

Joined WSU Tri-Cities in 2016

ACADEMIC INTERESTS

Teaching

  • Contemporary World
  • U.S. History

Research

  • 20th century U.S. History (Hanford Nuclear site and the “atomic world” of WWII and the Cold War)
  • Archival Science
  • Oral History
  • Public History

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS

Awards

  • Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists (2017-2022)

Associations and Service Projects

  • B Reactor Museum Association, President
  • Kennewick Historic Preservation Council, Commissioner
  • Society of American Archivists, Member
  • Western History Association, Member
  • Oral History Association, Member

PUBLICATIONS