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AMH: 2010, 2020: United States History AMH 3571: African American History AMH 3580: Native American History HIS 3064: Theories and Methods HIS 3930: History Through Film AMH 6176: Civil War History (graduate level) AMH 6393: Native American History (graduate level)
Fortney, Jeff, Robert M. Jones: A Choctaw Millionaire in the America South, 1808-1873, (advanced contract), "Indians and Southern History" series, University of Alabama
Refereed Articles and Essays
Fortney, Jeff, "Serving the Choctaw Cause: Robert M. Jones, Sovereignty, and Pragmatic
Diplomacy during the American Civil War" American Nineteenth Century History, special issue (Fall 2016)
Fortney, Jeff, "Lest We Remember: Civil War Memory and Commemoration among the Five
Tribes," American Indian Quarterly 36 (Fall 2013), 525-545.
Fortney, Jeff and Joshua Piker, "American Indian History and Local History," in Carol
Kammen and Norman Prendergast, The Local History Encyclopedia, (New York: Alta Mira Press, 2012), 26-31. (Updated and republished, Fall 2016)
Professional Development Grant, FGCU, 2018 Innovative Assignment Design Grant, "Hurricane Irma: Oral History and Life Testimony
Project," 2018 Finalist, CHSBS Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute, "Slavery in the Americas,"
2015 Premier Presentation Grant, Central Michigan University, Fall 2014 American Society for Ethnohistory Travel Grant, 2013 Phillips Fund for Native American Research Grant, Spring 2013 Morgan Family Dissertation Fellowship, Spring 2012 University of Oklahoma Robberson Travel and Research Grant, Fall 2011, Spring 2012 Robberson Dissertation Fellowship Grant, Spring 2012