Dr. Eric L. Gruver
Honors Faculty, Director of Honors Advising
The Honors College at Texas A&M University-Commerce
Education: Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2008
Office: Prairie Crossing
Great Depression and New Deal eras; Film andHistory; History of Education
Book Review of King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural,Political, and Economic History since 1945. By D. Clayton Brown(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), SouthwesternHistorical Quarterly 115, No. 3 (January 2012), 319-320.
Book Review of The Lumberman’s Frontier: Three Centuries of Land Use,Society, and Change in America’s Forests by Thomas R. Cox (OregonState University Press, 2010), Southwestern Historical Quarterly115, No. 1 (July 2011), 80-81.
Dempsey, J.M., and Eric L. Gruver. “The Public Interest Must Dominate”:Herbert Hoover and the Public Interest, Convenience, and Necessity.”Journal of Radio and Audio Media 19:1 (May 2012), 96-109.
Dempsey, J.M., and Eric L. Gruver. “The American System: HerbertHoover, the Associative State and Broadcast Commercialism.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 39, No. 2 (June 2009),226-244.
Recent Courses Taught-Undergraduate
A Nation Divided: War and Memory: 20th Century U.S.Film
A Nation Divided: Cold War Movies of the 1980s
A Nation Divided: The 1960s
The Great Depression and New Deal
Race and Education in 20th Century U.S.