Faculty publications


Dr. Urmi Engineer Willoughby
Dr. Urmi Engineer Willoughby
Yellow Fever, Race, and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans
LSU Press  (2017)


Dr. James Humphreys
Dr. James Humphreys (ed.)
Interpreting American History: The New South
The Kent State State University Press (2017)


Dr. James Duane Bolin
Dr. James Duane Bolin
Home and Away - A Professor's Journal 
Acclaim Press (2016)


Dr. Marjorie L. Hilton
Dr. Marjorie L. Hilton
Selling to the Masses: Retailing in Russia, 1880–1930 
University of Pittsburgh Press (2011)


nterpreting American History: The Age of Andrew Jackson
Interpreting American History: The Age of Andrew Jackson
The Kent State University Press (2011)


Ted Franklin Belue
Ted Franklin Belue 
The Hunters of Kentucky: A Narrative History of America's First Far West, 1750-1792
Stackpole Books (2011)


To Devour the Land of Mkwawa: Colonial Violence and the German-Hehe War in East Africa, C.1884-1914
Dr. David Pizzo
"To Devour the Land of Mkwawa"Colonial Violence and the German-Hehe War in East Africa, C.1884-1914
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (2010)


Kentucky Baptists, 1925-2000: A Story of Cooperation
Fields Pub (2000)


Bossism and Reform in a Southern City: Lexington, Kentucky, 1880-1940
University Press of Kentucky (2000)


Francis Butler Simkins: A Life
Dr. James Humphreys
Francis Butler Simkins: A Life
University Press of Florida (2008)


The Shoemakers of Lynn
Dr. William H. Mulligan JR. 
The Shoemakers of Lynn, Massachusetts, 1850-1880: The Family During the Transition from Hand to Machine Labor
Edwin Mellen Press (2006)

Student Scholarly Activities

Students from our history department presented their research at the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention in New Orleans, January 3-6, 2018.  This trip was led by Dr. Callahan and Dr. Irvin to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research and intellectual exchanges among history students and teachers.

Tracey Newport
Tracey Newport is presenting "Caustic are the Ties that Bind: America and the Congolese"
Eric Gray
Eric Gray is presenting "Early Modern Transformations of European States and Societies"
Lydia Biggs
Lydia Biggs is presenting "Transnational Influences of Early Jesuit Scholars and Explorers in the New World from 1560-1700"
Ben Ashby
Ben Ashby is presenting "His Majesty's Most Stubborn Opposition: Parliamentary Support for the American Colonies"
Phi Alpha Theta 2018 group photo
Conference Presenters with Dr. Irvin

Students from our history department presented their research at Scholars Week, November 13-17, 2017.  Scholars Week, a university-wide celebration of undergraduate and graduate scholarship, research and creative work, occurs each Fall and Spring semester. This event consists of oral presentations, poster sessions, exhibits and performance opportunities for individual undergraduate and graduate students from all colleges and schools to present either their independent or course-associated research as well as scholarly, or creative work.

Laura Guebert's Honors Thesis presentation
Laura Guebert's Honors Thesis Presentation
Josh Mucci's Honors Thesis presentation
Josh Mucci's Honors Thesis Presentation
Erin Wallace's Honors Thesis presentation
Erin Wallace's Honors Thesis Presentation