2015 Ph.D. Political Science. University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.
Dissertation: Fight to Live, Live to Fight: Mapping Veteran Narratives of Violence in Peace.
2011 M.A. Ethnic Studies. Colorado State University.
Thesis: The Tea Party and the Discourse of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality
2009 B.A. Sociology & Political Science
2017- Central European University. Narrative Politics Post-Doctoral Fellow
2014-2017 Colorado State University. Instructor.
2012-2014 University of Hawai‘i. Graduate Teaching Instructor.
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
MANUSCRIPTS IN SUBMISSION
Schrader, B. (Book) Fight to Live, Live to Fight: Veteran Activism After War (SUNY Press)
Schrader, B. The Soldier’s Contract (New Political Science)
Schrader, B. Cyborgian Self-Awareness: Trauma and Memory in Blade Runner and Westworld (International Political Sociology)
MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPERATION
Schrader, B. The Soldier's Contract (Book)
Schrader, B. Living War, Writing War, Teaching War (Book Project)
Schrader, B. Hellfire's and Hailmary's: Technology, the NFL, and Patriotism
Schrader, B. Hillbilly IR: The Life of Jacob George
Schrader, B. Living War, Writing War, Teaching War (Book Project)
AWARDS & HONORS
2017 Ethnic Studies Graduation Ceremony Keynote Speaker
2015 & 2016 NTT Professional Development Grant
2015 Jorge Fernandes Memorial Fellowship
2014 Nobumoto Tanahashi Peace Graduate Fellowship.
2012 UH Manoa Political Science Graduate Achievement Award
2009 March Leader for the Fort Collins MLK day parade
2008 Carl & Harriet Gilman Memorial Scholarship
2008-2010 Colorado State University Liberal Arts Dean’s List
2014 “Veteran’s Narratives.” Hobart & William Smith Colleges. For Veteran Activism, Gender, and the
Global War on Terror course.
2017 The Soldiers Contract. Pan-European International Studies Association. Annual Conference-
2017 Liars, Traitors, & Thieves… Or Heroes?, and; Managing the Narrative at the RNC.
Western Political Science Association. Annual Conference. Vancouver, Canada
2016 Affect of Veteran Activism. Cultural Studies Association. Annual Conference—Philadelphia, PA.
2016 What Does A Sniper See?, and; Fighting Violence in the Ranks. International Studies
Association. Annual Conference—Atlanta, GA.
2015 Fighting Violence in the Ranks; Service, Citizenship, and the “American Dream,” and; Occupy
Veterans!. Pan-European International Studies Association. Annual Conference—Sicily, Italy.
2015 Service, Citizenship, and the “American Dream.” Cultural Studies Association. Annual
2014 Remaking Sense: Bullets, Rags, and Art. Cultural Studies Association. Annual Conference—Salt
Lake City, UT.
2014 War Imaginaries and the Affect on Race, Ethnicity, and Migration, and; Autoethnographic
Political Affect of War. International Studies Association. Annual Conference—Toronto, Canada
2013 Forged in War, Battling For Peace. American Political Science Association. Annual Conference—
2013 Occupy Veterans! Western Political Science Association. Annual Conference—Hollywood, CA.
2012 The Clausewitz Inversion: Disrupting the Security Dispositif. International Political
Sociological Studies—Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2011 Coming to a State Near You: The Tea Party & Public Policy, and; The Spoils of War: The M.I.C. &
Higher Education. Ethnic Studies Under Attack: Student Conference. Colorado State University.
2016 Veteran Identities: Students, Activists, and Politicians, and; Recreating the Suck. Cultural
Studies Association. Annual Conference—Philadelphia, PA.
2016 Recreating the Suck. Cultural Studies Association. Annual Conference—Philadelphia, PA.
2016 Veterans Experiencing Homelessness. Colorado State University. For Student
Leadership, Involvement, and Community Engagement office.
2016 Ethnic Studies Methods. Colorado State University. For graduate Research Methods course.
2014 Using Mixed Methods. Colorado State University. For graduate Research Methods course.
2012 Ethnic Studies in Retrospect. Colorado State University. For graduate Ethnic Studies History
and Theory course.
2012 GI Resistance. University of Hawai‘i. For English Composition course.
2012 The Clausewitz Inversion: Disrupting the Security Dispositif. University of Hawai‘i. Political
Science department colloquium series.
Colorado State University, Political Science Department
Contemporary Political Theory Fall 2016
International Relations Spring 2017
Colorado State University, Ethnic Studies Department
Critical War Theory Spring 2017
Perspectives From War Spring 2016, Fall 2016
War, Militarism, and GI Resistance Spring 2014, Spring 2015
Global Environmental Justice Movements Fall 2015
Racial Formations Spring 2014, Spring 2016
Introduction to Ethnic Studies Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016,
Fall 2016, Spring 2017
University of Hawai‘i, Political Science Department
Politics of Media—Online Course Fall 2013
History of Political Thought Summer 2013, Summer 2012
Politics & Media Spring 2013
Introduction to Political Science Fall 2012
2016 External Peer Reviewer for Men & Masculinities Journal
2016 Osher Re-entry Scholarship Committee. Colorado State University. Adult Learner and Veteran
2015- Non-Tenure Track Representative for department faculty meetings. Colorado State University.
Ethnic Studies Department.
2012-2013 Professionalization and Development Committee. University of Hawai‘i. Political Science
2011-2012 Colloquium Committee. University of Hawai‘i. Political Science Department.
2008-2011 Curriculum Committee. Colorado State University. Peace and Reconciliations Studies.
2010-2011 Graduate Student Representative for department faculty meetings. Colorado State University.
2010-2011 Students of Ethnic Studies Raising Voices of Empowerment (SERVE). President. Graduate Student
2009-2010 Veterans Experience on Campus Exploratory Committee. Colorado State University. The Institute
for Teaching and Learning (TILT).
2010 LeaderShape Institute. Colorado State University. Cluster facilitator.
2008- Campus Step-Up: Colorado State University Social Justice retreat. Small group facilitator. (I have
been a facilitator for this retreat 5 different years)
2012 Warrior Writer Facilitator Training. Veteran advocate training.
2008 Social Justice Training Institute. Diversity training. University of Illinois-Champaign Urbana
2007-2008 Presidents Leadership Program. Leadership training. Colorado State University.
2006 LeaderShape Training Institute. Leadership training. Colorado State University
2017 Warrior Writers workshops co-facilitator. Pikes Peak Community College.
2017 Veterans at Standing Rock. Talk. Community Group: Strength Through Peace.
2015 Money in Democracy Panel. Rams For Bernie. Panel Member.
2015 Confronting Identity and Privilege in Community. Workshop facilitator. For Fort Collins
2015 Talk: Feminism & Militarism. Rocky Mountain Women in Philosophy group.
2015 Body of War. Film Facilitation. Community Group: Strength Through Peace.
2013 Talk: Demilitarization. Farrington High School Peace & Justice group.
2012 Watada Lectures: Alternative Veterans Day Forum. Panel Member.
2010 El Centro Presents: Veterans Day Panel. Colorado State University. Panel Member.
2008 The 2008 Democratic National Convention protests in review. Panel Member. For the Center for
Justice, Peace, and the Environment (CJPE).
2007 When I Came Home. Film Facilitation. Colorado State University.
2008-2009 Student Leadership, Involvement, and Community Engagement (SLiCE). Special Events
2006-2009 Associated Students of Colorado State University (ASCSU). Speaker Pro Temp, 2008-2009; Chief of
Staff, 2007-2008; Senator, 2006-2007.
2007-2011 Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW). Fort Collins Chapter President.
2001-2005 United States Army. Calvary Scout.
Veteran Issues & US Militarism
Critical War & Peace Studies
Intersections of Identity
2015- Pan-European International Studies Association
2014- Cultural Studies Association
2013- International Studies Association
2013- American Political Science Association
2013-2014 Western Political Science Association
2008- Pi Sigma Alpha (Honors Political Science Society)
2008- Alpha Kappa Delta (Honors Sociological Society)
Dr. Michael Shapiro Dr. Kathy Ferguson
Professor Professor/Department Chair
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Political Science Department Political Science Department
2424 Maile Way, Saunders 640 2424 Maile Way, Saunders 640
Honolulu, HI 96822 Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956–8357 (808) 956–8357
Dr. Eric Ishiwata Dr. Irene Vernon
Associate Professor Professor/Department Chair
Colorado State University Colorado State University
Ethnic Studies Department Ethnic Studies Department
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1790 Fort Collins, CO 80523-1790
(970) 491-7351 (970) 491-7351