The American Experience
War & Society
Medieval and Modern Europe
American South
Africa, Asia, & Latin America
The American Experience
War & Society
Medieval and Modern Europe
American South
Africa, Asia, & Latin America

Announcements

  • The History Department is thrilled to announce that Dr. Rebecca Tuuri (PhD, Rutgers University, 2012) has joined the department’s faculty as an Assistant Professor of African American and Modern U. S. History.  For more information, click here.  Welcome!

  • The History Department is fortunate to have three Visiting Assistant Professors teaching for us this year.  Dr. Jason Dawsey is teaching modern European History.  Dr. Kevin Greene is teaching History methods as well as modern U.S. History.  And, covering a wide-range of Medieval History classes, is Dr. Adam Hoose.   For more information, click here.

  • Congratulations to our faculty members who were promoted or tenured this year.  Dr. Louis Kyriakoudes (click here) was promoted to Professor of History.  Dr. Heather Stur was promoted to Associate Professor (click here).  Dr. Max Grivno (click here) was tenured.

 

Events

  •  On Thursday, February 6th, 2014 the Dale Center for the Study of War & Society hosted the third Lt. Col. John H. Dale Sr. Distinguished Lecture in International Security and Global Policy.  The speaker was former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director, Dr. Robert M. Gates.  For more information, click here.
  • On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 the History Department sponsored the Mississippi State Competition for National History Day!  To get more information, click here.

News

  • The Department is pleased to announce that History Major JoAnna Gunnufsen has been awarded an Eagle SPUR award to do research on "Mapping Violence in Mississippi during the Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1861-1877" under the direction of Dr. Max Grivno.  Well done, JoAnna!  For more information on the Center for Undergraduate Research, click here.
  • The Center for the Study of War and Society was pleased to announce that Dr. Susannah J. Ural, Associate Professor of History and Co-director of the CSW&S, is the first recipient of the General Buford “Buff” Blount Professorship in Military History.  For more info, click here.

 

  • Department Historians Publish Important Books:

Dr. Kenneth Swope's The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44 as part of the Asian States and Empires series was recently published by Routledge. For more information, click here.

Dr. Andrew Wiest’s Vietnam: A View from the Front Lines was published by Osprey in 2013. For more information, click here.

Dr. Susannah Ural’s book Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It was published in October by Osprey Publishing.  For more information, click here.