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Dr. Whitney Snow

Email Addresses
whitney.snow@msutexas.edu
My Websites
  • History
    Associate Professor

    Office Location
    O'Donohoe Hall 223
    Office Hours

    TR  8:00-11:00 A.M.; and 12:00-2:00 P.M.

    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-8917
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2019 HIST 5053 X10 Civil War & Reconstruction Online
    Details Fall 2019 HIST 4053 101 Civil War & Reconstruction Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    MWF 11:00-11:50

    Details Fall 2019 HIST 1233 101 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF 10:00-10:50

    Details Fall 2019 HIST 1133 102 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF 9:00-9:50

    Details Fall 2019 HIST 1133 1H1 Survey American HIstory to 1865-Honors Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    MWF 8:00-8:50 

    Details Spring 2019 HIST 4933 202 Organized Crime in Film Dillard College of Business Administration 129
    Details Spring 2019 HIST 1233 2H1 Survey American History since 1865 Honors Prothro-Yeager Hall 202
    Details Spring 2019 HIST 1233 204 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103
    Details Spring 2019 HIST 1133 203 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103
    Details Fall 2018 HIST 3853 101 Environmental History Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    11:00-11:50

    Details Fall 2018 HIST 1233 101 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    10:00-10:50

    Details Fall 2018 HIST 1133 1H1 Survey American History to 1865-Honors Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    9:00-9:50

    Details Fall 2018 HIST 1133 101 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    8:00-8:50

    Details Fall 2017 HIST 4043 101 Old South Prothro-Yeager Hall 202
    Details Fall 2017 HIST 1233 101 Survey American History Prothro-Yeager Hall 103
    Details Fall 2017 HIST 1133 101 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103
    Details Fall 2017 HIST 1133 102 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103
    Details Spring 2017 HIST 4933 201 Special Topics: American History through Film Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    TR 9:30-10:50 A.M.

    Details Spring 2017 HIST 1233 201 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF 8:00-8:50 A.M.

    Details Spring 2017 HIST 1233 202 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF 9:00-9:50 A.M.

    Details Spring 2017 HIST 1133 201 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF 10:00-10:50 A.M.

    Details Fall 2016 HIST 1233 101 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF  10:00-10:50 A.M.

    Details Fall 2016 HIST 1233 102 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF  11:00-11:50 A.M.

    Details Fall 2016 HIST 1133 101 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF 8:00-8:50 A.M.

    Details Fall 2016 HIST 1133 102 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF  9:00-9:50 A.M.

    Details Spring 2016 HIST 4933 202 Special Topic: American Environmental History Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 10:00-10:50

    Details Spring 2016 HIST 4933 X20 Special Topic: Festivals Prothro-Yeager Hall

    TR: 4:00-5:15

    Details Spring 2016 HIST 1133 201 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 8:00-9:50

    Details Spring 2016 HIST 1133 202 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 9:00-9:50

    Details Fall 2015 HIST 4043/5043 The Old South Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    MWF: 11:00-11:50

    Details Fall 2015 HIST 1233 101 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 8:00-8:50

    Details Fall 2015 HIST 1233 102 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 9:00-9:50

    Details Fall 2015 HIST 1233 103 Survey American History since 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 10:00-10:50

    Details Spring 2015 HIST 6003 Seminar in Rural American History O'Donohoe Hall 231

    M: 5:30-8:20

    Details Spring 2015 HIST 1133 201 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 8:00-8:50

    Details Spring 2015 HIST 1133 202 Survey American History to 1865 Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

    MWF: 9:00-9:50

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    The University of Alabama in Huntsville B.A. 2006-12-10 0:0:0
    The University of Alabama in Huntsville M.A. 2008-12-13 0:0:0
    Mississippi State University PhD 2013-5-13 0:0:0
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    Mississippi State University Graduate Teaching Assistant 2008-08-24 2013-05-14
    Midwestern State University Assistant Professor 2013-08-24
    Midwestern State University Associate Professor 2018-08-25 present
  • Publications:

    Books

    The Civil War Diary of Catherine Fennell: A Tennessee Valley Experience, 1859-1865

             (under review, University of Tennessee Press). 

    Pink Clouds in Dixie: The Gulf South Tung Oil Industry.  Lincoln: The University of

              Nebraska Press (under contract/forthcoming).

    Alabama Bill and the Bowery: Letters from a Genteel Hobo, 1925-1941

              Sunbury Press, Inc.  (under contract/forthcoming).

    Lake Guntersville.  Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2018.

    Cathedral Caverns.  Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2017.

    Journal Articles

    “The Gulf South Tung Industry: A Commodity History.”  Journal of Mississippi History

              77, no. 3 and 4 (Fall/Winter 2015): 177-214.  [backlogged; published in 2018.]

    “Bound by Blood and Feud: The Murders of John, Arnold, and General William

              Brantley.”  Journal of East Texas History 54, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 18-27.

    “Of Myth and Moo: Huntsville’s Lily Flagg.”  Huntsville Historical Review 41, no. 1

              (Spring-Summer 2016): 42-54.

    “A Great Dream for this Valley: Louis Bromfield and Wichita Falls Malabar Farm, 1949-

              1954.”  Southwestern Historical Quarterly cxix, no. 4 (April 2016): 379-405.

    “Frank James’s Muscle Shoals Trial.”  Alabama Review 68, no. 4 (Oct 2015): 322-344.

    “Industry Rising: Madison County Cotton Mills, 1809-1885.”  Huntsville Historical

              Review 39, no. 2 (Fall 2014): 23-37.

    “Ornamental, crop or invasive: The history of the Empress (Paulownia) in the USA.” 

              Forests, Trees and Livelihoods 24, no. 2 (April 2015): 85-96.

    “Teaching Young Dogs New Tricks: Early Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs in Central

              Mississippi.”  Journal of Mississippi History 73, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 1-22.

    “A Great Step Forward?  Senator John C. Stennis and the Textile Fiber Products

              Identification Act of 1960.”  Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture 9, no. 2

              (July 2011): 134-157.

    “Cotton Mill City: The Huntsville Textile Industry, 1880-1989.”  Alabama Review 63,

              no. 4 (Oct 2010): 243-281.

    “Slave Owner, Slave Trader, Gentleman: Slavery and the Rise of Andrew Jackson.” 

              Journal of East Tennessee History 80 (2008): 46-60.

    “The Quest for the Tomb of Tutankhamun.”  Journal of Graduate and

              Undergraduate Research in History [The University of Alabama in Huntsville]

             (2006): 221-238.

    Co-Written Journal Article

    Halverson, Sean C. and Whitney A. Snow.  “From Fuller’s Folly to National Natural

              Landmark: Huntsville’s Shelta Cave.”  Huntsville Historical Review 43, no. 2

              (Fall-Winter 2018): 14-43.

    Editorial Contributor Essays

    “The Motion Picture Productions Code (1930).”  In Our Western World, vol. II., edited

              by Zachary Alexander et al., 116-117.  2nd ed.  Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt

              Publishing, 2017.

    “The Comedy Genre during the Great Depression.”  In Our Western World, vol. II.,

              edited by Zachary Alexander et al., 118-119.  2nd ed.  Dubuque: IA: Kendall Hunt

              Publishing, 2017.

    Magazine Articles

    "Roy Thomas: Spencer Tracy's Alabama Double."  Submitted to Alabama Heritage (under consideration).

    “Dark of the Moon: The Life of Alabama Playwright William Berney."  Submitted to Alabama Heritage (accepted/forthcoming, summer 2021).

    “Lily Flagg.”  Alabama Heritage no. 127 (Winter 2018): 68-69.

    “A Life on the Lam: James Neely and the Death of Hiram Cooley.”  The Old Tennessee

              Valley Magazine & Mercantile Advertiser no. 243 (June 2015): 40-46.

    “Arab’s Poke Salat Festival.”  Alabama Living 68, no. 5 (May 2015): 16.

    “L’Rancho still going, so guess what else, too.”  Good Life Magazine: Marshall County

              (Summer 2015): 10.

    “Cornel Wilde and Cathedral Caverns.”  Alabama Heritage no. 116 (Spring 2015): 58-

              59.

    “Tung Trees in Alabama.”  Alabama Heritage no. 112 (Spring 2014): 58-59.

    Encyclopedia Entries

    "Wichita Falls Municipal Zoo," Handbook of Texas Online, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/gbw03

              [published September 12, 2018].

    “Cherishing Wilderness?  The Toll of Tourism on The Great Smoky Mountains National

              Park” [1,000-word essay].  In Earth’s Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the

              World’s Geographic Features edited by Joyce Quinn.  ABC-CLIO, 2015.

    “Tung Oil.”  KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana.  Louisiana Endowment for the

              Humanities.  http://www.knowla.org/entry/1462/&view=summary [published on

              October 17, 2014].

    “Mississippi” [2,500-word essay].  In America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-

              Friendly Culture of the United States edited by Kim Kennedy White.  ABC-

              CLIO, 2012.

    Current Research Project

    U.S. Congressman Williamson R.W. Cobb

    The World War II Diaries of Carlos Jackson McGowin

    Solicited Book Reviews

    Review of Single, White, Slaveholding Women in the Nineteenth-Century American South by Marie S. Molloy.  Florida Historical Quarterly (forthcoming).

    Review of No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell: The Stafford-Townsend Feud of Colorado County, Texas, 1871-1911 by James C. Kearney, Bill Stein, and James Smallwood.  New Mexico Historical Review 93, no. 2 (Spring 2018): 215-216.

    Review of The Georgia Peach: Culture, Agriculture, and Environment in the American South by William Thomas Okie.  Journal of Southern History 84, no. 2 (May 2018): 488-489.

    Review of The Long Shadow: The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty by Ellen Walker Rienstra and Jo Ann Stiles.  Journal of Southern History 83 no. 4 (Nov 2017): 1000-1001.

    Review of Transforming the South: Federal Development in the Tennessee Valley, 1915-1960Alabama Review 70, no. 3 (July 2017): 270-273.

    Newspaper Articles

    The Advertiser-Gleam, Guntersville, AL [frequent contributor]

    The Arab Tribune, Arab, AL [occasional contributor]

    Website Contributions

    Marshall County, Alabama, Archives, Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/marshallcountyalabamaarchives/

    Guntersville Historical Society, Guntersville, Marshall County, Alabama, http://www.guntersvillehistoricalsociety.org/genealogy-research/

    Panels Chaired

    Chair (1 panel), Northeast Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Commerce, TX, March 24, 2018.

    Chair (1 panel), Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Pensacola, FL, October 5-7, 2017.

    Chair (2 panels), Phi Alpha Theta Biennial, Orlando, FL, January 6-10, 2016.

    Chair (2 panels), Northeast Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta History Conference, Denton, TX, April 5, 2014.

    Conference Roundtables

    “Across the K-16 Continuum: Collaborative Conversations and Possibilities for History Education,” American Historical Association, Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2019.

    “Across the K-16 Continuum: Collaborative Conversations and Possibilities for History Education,” 111th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, August 2-4, 2018.

    “This Class was Crazy: Digital Liberal Arts and the Power of a Consortium,” American Historical Association, Denver, CO, January 5-8, 2017.

    Conference Presentations

    "Cherishing Wildneress?  The Toll of Tourism on The Great Smoky Mountains National Park," 37th Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Pensacola, FL, October 17-19, 2019.

    "Flashy Lady: Mafia Moll Virginia Hill's Kefauver Hearings Testimony and her Challenge to Traditional Notions of Femininity," 112th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 31-August 2, 2019.

    “Robin Hood, Italian Style: Banditry in Lina Wertmuller’s Summer Night,” 12th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, Montevallo, AL, May 14-17, 2019.

    “Yonder Come the Yankees: The Civil War Diary of Catherine Fennell,” 36th Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, October 4-6, 2018.

    “Hosting a Conference on Teaching History in the 21st Century: Approaches, Grants, Advertisements, and Possibilities for Collaboration across Institutions,” Texas Conference on Introductory History Courses, September 28-29, 2018.

    “The Civil War Diary of Marshall County Native Catherine Fennell,” Alabama Association of Historians, Birmingham, AL, April 13-14, 2018.

    “Catherine Fennell: Guntersville’s Teenage Civil War Diarist,” Phi Alpha Theta Biennial, New Orleans, LA, January 4-6, 2018.

    “Lake Guntersville State Park: Jewel of the Playground of the South,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Pensacola, FL, October 5-7, 2017.

    “ ‘They Can All Go to the Devil’: Frank James and the Shaping of James Brothers’ Mythology in Huntsville, Alabama,” 11th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, Montgomery, AL, June 16-17, 2017.

    “Samoa: A Precursor to World War I,” Southern Conference on British Studies, St. Petersburg, FL, November 3-4, 2016.

    “Underground Wonderland,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Mobile, AL, October 13-15, 2016.

    “Of Myth and Moo: Huntsville’s Lily Flagg,” Alabama Association of Historians, Jacksonville, AL, February 20, 2016.

    “Huntsville’s Trial of the Century: The Frank James Trial for the Muscle Shoals Robbery,” Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Conference, Orlando, FL, January 6-10, 2016.

    “The Batlzell-Brantley Feud in Texas and Mississippi: The Murders of John, Arnold, and William Brantley, 1859-1870,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Natchez, MS, October 1-3, 2015.

    “A Great Dream for this Valley: Louis Bromfield and Wichita Falls Malabar Farm, 1949-1954,” Agricultural Historical Society Conference, Lexington, KY, June 3-6, 2015.

    “Ambitious Youth: Andrew Jackson’s Quest for Honor in the Interstate Slave Trade,” Southern Historical Association, Atlanta, GA, November 13-16, 2014.

    “Pink Clouds in Dixie: Tung Tree Tourism in the Gulf South,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Galveston, TX, October 9-11, 2014.

    “American Tung Oil: A Cultural Remaking,” Agricultural Historical Society Conference, Provo, UT, June 19-22, 2014.

    “The Empress Tree: Paulownia tomentosa and its Transition from Blessing to Bane over the course of the Twentieth Century,” Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2-5, 2014.

    “Conservation and the American Tung Oil Tree: The Remaking of Cut-over Pinelands along the Gulf Coast,” East Texas Historical Association Conference, Nacogdoches, TX, September 26-28, 2013.

    “What’s in a Name? The Gulf South Tung Oil Industry in Popular Culture,” Alabama Association of Historians Conference, Northwest-Shoals Community College, February 22-23, 2013.

    “Toiling the Soil and Reaping Oil: The Cultivation of a Tree Called Tung,” Agricultural Historical Society Conference, Manhattan, KS, June 6-9, 2012.

    “A Tough Nut to Crack: Tung Oil and Agricultural Policy, 1938-1978,” Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, April 13-14, 2012.

    “The Quest for a Domestic Tung Oil Industry, 1902-1945: Early Motivations, Obstacles, and the Impact of World War II,” The Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, and the Environmental in the South (CHASES): The Experiment Station Forum, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, February 3, 2012.

    “Tung Oil Turmoil: The Rise and Fall of a Gulf Coast Crop, 1930-1969,” Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, October 20-22, 2011.

    “Science and the Domestic Tung Oil Industry,” Ohio Valley Historical Conference, Murray State University, Murray, KY, October 6-8, 2011.

    “Tung Tide: Chemurgy and the Domestic Tung Oil Industry,” Agricultural Historical Society Conference, Springfield, IL, June 15-18, 2011.

    “The Roots of the 1934 National Textile Strike: Huntsville, Alabama,” Southern Labor Studies Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, April 7-10, 2011.

    “Along the Flint River: The Early Mills of Madison County,” University of Alabama in Birmingham History Forum, Birmingham, AL, March 5, 2011.

    “Strike Out: The 1934 National Textile Strike in Huntsville, Alabama,” Ohio Valley Historical Conference, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, October 14-16, 2010.

    “A Great Step Forward? Senator John C. Stennis and the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act of 1960,” Mid-America Conference on History, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, September 23-25, 2010.

    “Teaching Young Dogs New Tricks: Early Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs in Central Mississippi,” Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, April 10, 2010.

    Other Conferences

    Attendee, 2019 Texas Conference on Introductory History Courses, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, September 20-21, 2019.

    Attendee, Northeast Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, April 5-6, 2019.

    Attendee, Teaching History in the 21st Century, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, May 5-6, 2017.

    Attendee, Symposium for History, Undergraduate Research, Starkville, MS, May 1-2, 2015.

    Attendee, Symposium for History, Undergraduate Research, Starkville, MS, May 2-3, 2014.

    Attendee, Southwest Social Sciences Association, San Antonio, TX, April 17-19, 2014.

    Attendee, Southern Historical Association, Mobile, AL, November 1-4, 2012.

    Attendee, Morrill Land Grant Conference, Starkville, MS, October 3-6, 2012.

    Home Campus Conference Presentations

    "They Can All Go to the Devil: Frank James and the Shaping of James Brothers' Mythology in Alabama," Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 24, 2019.

    “Teenage Civil War Diarist Catherine Fennell,” Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 25, 2018.

    “Hillbillies in Hiatus: The Hillbilly Image in Television and Film,” Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 26, 2017.

    “Alabama Bill and the Bowery: The Collected Works of a Genteel Hobo,” Faculty Forum, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 10, 2017.

    “The Wichita Falls Zoo, 1928-1934,” Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 27, 2016.

    “The Dream that Failed: Louis Bromfield and Wichita Falls Malabar Farm, 1949-1954,” Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 28, 2015.

    “ ‘No Wilderness Left to Cherish’: The Toll of Tourism on The Great Smoky Mountains National Park,” Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 24-25, 2014.

    Hosted Conferences

    Northeast Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX (forthcoming, April 2020).

    Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History (SFARE), Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 26-27, 2019.

    “Teaching History in the 21st Century,” Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, February 16-17, 2018.  [Sponsored by the American Historical Association and Humanities Texas.]

    NEH Summer Institute

    Mississippi in the National Civil Rights Narrative, Jackson, MS, June 11-30, 2017.

    Workshops

    Lasana Hotep, “Developing Culturally-Relevant Pedagogy,” Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, January 10-11, 2019.

    Council on Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Digital Humanities Workshop [informal], Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA, May 14-17, 2015 [met with Dr. Cathy Kroll for joint proposal for a digital course on festivals.]

    “Getting Started with Oral History On-Line Workshop,” Baylor University, TX, April 1, 8, 2015.

    Council on Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Digital Humanities Workshop, University of Mary Washington, Arlington, VA, March 6-7, 2015 [one of six participants selected.]

    Solicited Talks

    “Lake Guntersville,” Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Guntersville, AL, July 10, 2018.

    Guntersville’s Teenage Civil War Diarist: Catherine Fennell,” Tennessee Valley Civil War Roundtable, Huntsville, AL, August 10, 2017.

    “Cathedral Caverns,” Guntersville Museum, Guntersville, AL, June 3, 2017.

    “Cathedral Caverns,” Guntersville Historical Society, Guntersville, AL, August 7, 2016.

    “Wichita Falls Malabar Farm,” Wichita County Historical Commission, March 3, 2016.

    “Wichita Falls Zoo,” Wichita Falls Founder Lions Club, Wichita Falls, TX, December 2, 2015.

    “Wichita Falls Municipal Zoo,” Wichita County Historical Commission, November 5, 2015.

    Solicited Interviews

    Laurence, Haley.  “Inside Caves of Night, the major motion picture almost filmed in Cathedral Caverns,”

              https://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2017/04/inside_caves_of_night_the_majo.html#incart_river_home

              [Accessed April 11,    2017.]

    Campbell, Anthony.  “Her Gleam articles are her ‘fun’ writing.”  Advertiser-Gleam,

              January 6, 2016.

    Hodges, Dave.  “Reviving and Industry.”  Tallahassee Democrat, September 4, 2013.

    Aleman, Lazaro.  “Why the Tung Oil Industry Might be Making a Comeback.”  850: The Business Magazine of 

              Northwest Florida (Oct-Nov 2014).

    Grants

    Provost’s Funding, Midwestern State University, October 10, 2018 ($4,919.49).

    College Research and Development Committee Travel Grant, Midwestern State University, November 15, 2017 ($3,076.17).

    NEH Summer Institute, Mississippi in the National Civil Rights Narrative, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, June 11-30, 2017 ($2,700).

    College Research and Development Committee Research Grant, Midwestern State University, November 30, 2016 ($720).

    College Research and Development Committee Travel Grant, Midwestern State University, November 1, 2016 ($2,477).

    COPLAC Travel Grant for Digital Humanities Workshop, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA, May 14-17, 2015 ($600).

    COPLAC Travel Grant for Digital Humanities Workshop, University of Mary Washington, Arlington, VA, March 6-7, 2015 ($362.70).

    College Research and Development Committee Research Grant, Midwestern State University, 2014 ($500).

    College Research and Development Committee Travel Grant, Midwestern State University, 2013 ($1,275)

    Agricultural History Society, Travel Grant, 2012 ($250).

    Phi Alpha Theta, Gamma-Nu Chapter Travel Grant, 2012 ($150).

    Agricultural History Society Travel Grant, 2011 ($250).

    Phi Alpha Theta, Gamma-Nu Chapter Travel Grant, 2010 ($75).

    Professional Organization Board Memberships

    Board of Directors, Gulf South History & Humanities Society (2016-present)

    --elected for two-year term in 2016

    --re-elected in 2018

    Faculty Editorial Board, Ibid: A Student History Journal, Texas Woman’s University (2014-present)

    Professional Organization Committee Memberships

    Gulf South journal committee, Gulf South Histoy & Humanities Society (2019-present)

    Love of Learning Committee, Phi Kappa Phi (2018-present)

    Program Committee, Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) 2019 Annual Meeting (2017-present)

    Professional Memberships

    Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (2018-present)

    American Association for State and Local History (2017-present)

    International Association for Robin Hood Studies (2017-present)

    Alabama Association of Historians (2015-present)

    Council on Undergraduate Research (2015-present)

    Texas State Historical Association (2015-present)

    American Historical Association (2014-present)

    Southern Historical Association (2013-present)

    Gulf South History & Humanities Society (2011-present)

    Courses Taught

    Organized Crime in the Movies

    American History through Film

    American Environmental History

    Festivals (COPLAC)

    Old South

    New South

    Rural America

    American Popular Culture

    Survey American History to 1865 (Honors)

    Survey American History since 1865 (Honors)

    Survey American History since 1865

    Survey American History to 1865

    Languages

    Spanish: advanced reading proficiency; intermediate writing/speaking

    Certifications

    Certificate of Completion, “Preparing Online Instructors,” Center for Continuing Professional & Distance Education, Midwestern State University, March 26, 2017.

    Certificate of Completion, “Protecting Human Research Participants,” The National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research, March 31, 2015.

    Certificate for Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) for the Protection of Human Resource Subjects, 2011, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.

    Certified in Blackboard, 2010, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

    Certified in Respondus, 2010, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi. 

    Academic Service

    Faculty Sponsor

    Tau-Gamma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, Midwestern State University (2015-present)

    College Committee

    College Tenure & Promotion Committee (2019-present)

    Perkins-Prothro Scholarship Committee (2015-2016)(2019-present)

    University Committees 

    Faculty Forum (2017-2019)

    University Assessment Committee (alternate) (2016-present)

    Who’s Who Committee (2015-present)

    Speakers and Issues Series Committee (2014-present)

    EURECA Advisory Committee (2014-present)

    Other Committee

    Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (2014-present)

    Review Board

    Moffett Library Research Award Committee (2014-present)