John D. W. Guice

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Guice's publications include The Rocky Mountain Bench: The Territorial Supreme Courts of Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming, 1861-1890 (1972), The Old Southwest, 1795-1830: Frontiers in Conflict (1989, 1996), and Forrest County General Hospital: The Evolution of a Regional Medical Center, A Prophecy Fulfilled (2002); in 1979, he won the Colorado Historical Society Leroy B. Hagen Award for the best article in Colorado Magazine.

During his career, Dr. Guice received grants form the American Council of Learned Societies, American Philosophical Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities and served as President of the Mississippi Historical Society (1993) and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, and Forrest County.  In 2011, Dr. Guice was awarded the Mississippi Historical Society's Dunbar Rowland Award for his lifelong contributions to the preservation, study, and interpretation of Mississippi history.