Judith Lee Ridge Prize for best article in Western history
Western Association of Women Historians
Frank and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize
American Society for Church History
Jon Gjerde Prize
University Teaching Award
Illinois State University
Civic Engagement Grant
University Teaching Award
College of Arts and Sciences
Outstanding Teacher Award
The College of Arts and Sciences
Preparing Urban Teachers: 2009 TQE Course Development Grant
Frederick C. Luebke Award for outstanding regional scholarship in the Great Plains Quarterly
Great Plains Quarterly
Clemmons, L. Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930, by Karen V. Hansen.. Montana, the Magazine of Western History (2016)
Clemmons, L. Review: Lincoln's Bishop: A President, a Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors. The Annals of Iowa 74.3 (2015): 329-331.
Clemmons, L. Review: Columns of Vengeance: Soldiers, Sioux, and the Punitive Expeditions, 1863-1864. Western Historical Quarterly 45.2 (2014): 206.
Clemmons, L. Review: Buying America from the Indians: Johnson v. McIntosh and the History of Native Land Rights. Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 106.2 (2013): 335-36.
Clemmons, L. Review of- A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity: Dispatches from the Dakota War, by Mary Butller Renville. South Dakota History 42.4 (2012): 354-55.
Book, Chapter in Textbook-New
Clemmons, L. Chapter 1--"First Civilizations". Top Hat Publishers (2016)
Clemmons, L. Chapter 2--"Cultural Collision". Top Hat Publishing (2016)
Clemmons, L. Chapter 3--"British Forays into Colonization, 1500-1680". Top Hat Publishers (2016)
“Reservations,” (1250 words), in Edward J. Blum, ed. America in the World, 1776 to the Present: A Supplement to the Dictionary of American History. 2 vols. Farmington Hills, MI: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2016.
Clemmons, L. Various Entries to the Encyclopedia of United States-American Indian Policy, Relations, and Law. Encyclopedia of United States-American Indian Policy, Relations, and Law. CQ Press (2008)
Journal Article, Academic Journal
Clemmons, L. "We are Writing this letter seeking your help": Dakotas, ABCFM Missionaries, and Their Uses of Literacy, 1863-1866. Western Historical Quarterly 47.2 (2016): 183-209.
Clemmons, L. “‘Leagued Together’: Adapting Traditional Forms of Resistance to Protest ABCFM Missionaries and the Treaty of 1837. South Dakota History 37.2 (2007): 95-124.
Clemmons, L. "We will talk of nothing else:" Dakota Interpretations of the Treaty of 1837. Great Plains Quarterly 25.3 (2005): 173-185.
Clemmons, L. "Sauk and Mesquakie Women in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Northern Illinois. Illinois History Teacher 10.2 (2003): 2-10.
Clemmons, L. "We find it diffcult work;" Dakota Borders and Protestant Missionaries, 1835-1862. American Indian Quarterly 24.4 (2000)
Clemmons, L. Conflicted Mission: Faith, Disputes, and Deception on the Dakota Frontier. Minnesota Historical Society Press (2014)
Dakotas, ABCFM Missionaries, and Conflicting uses of Literacy, 1863-1866. Second Annual Midwestern History Conference. Midwestern History Association. (2016)
Culturally Empowered, Civically Engaged. CTLT Annual University-Wide Symposium on Teaching and Learning. CTLT. (2015)
Dakota Prisoners in Davenport and their Uses of Literacy. History Camp Iowa. Iowa Historical Society. (2015)
Reinvent Your General Education Course. CTLT Summere 2015 Showcase. CTLT. (2015)
Quality Online Course: Lessons Learned and Transformations. Annual University-Wide, Teaching and Learning Symposium: Center for Teaching Learning and Technology. Illinois State University. (2011)
To put God’s thoughts into their speech:” ABCFM Missionaries, Race, and the “Civilization” of the Dakota Language. Loyola University Graduate History Conference. (2011)
Design a Quality Online Course. Center for Teaching and Learning. Illinois State University. (2010)
Online Teaching. CTLT Annual University-Wide Symposium on Teaching and Learning. CTLT. (2010)
Cherokees and Removal. Society for the Study of Early American History. (2009)
Revising Course Seminar. Center for Teaching and Learning. Illinois State University. (2009)
Grants & Contracts
Faculty Research Award. Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2015)
State Historical Society of Iowa Research Grant. State Historical Society of Iowa. State. (2015)