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Education

    • 1991 PhD in History
      University of Florida, 1991
    • 1985 MA in History
      University Of Western Ontario, 1985
    • 1981 BA in History
      University Of Western Ontario, 1981

Memberships

    • 2013 to Present Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
    • 2010 to Present American Society for Environmental History
    • 1985 to Present Southern Historical Association

Awards and Honors

    • Sep  2004 Stanford Humanities Center, Senior Fellow, 2004-2005 sponsored by Stanford University
    • Dec  2002 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by UTA
    • Dec  1996 Nominee, Pulitzer Prize in History sponsored by Oxford University Press/Columbia University
    • Dec  1996 Outstanding Research Achievement Award sponsored by UTA

Publications

      Book Review 2018
      • Ain’t There No More: Louisiana’s Disappearing Coastal Plain. By Carl A. Brasseaux and Donald W. Davis
        [Morris, Christopher]. 59(4), 489-491 [.]
      2018
      • The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, by Jack E. Davis.
        [Morris, Christopher]. 122(1),

      Journal Article 2018
      • The Canoe and the Superpixel: Image Analysis of the Changing Shorelines of Historical Maps of the Great Lakes
        [Morris, Christopher, Markley, Robert, Simeone, Michael, McHenry, Kenton].(Spring 2018),
        http://www.journal18.org/2619

      Book Chapter Submitted
      • The Rise and Fall of Uncle Sam Plantation: An Environmental History
        [Morris, Christopher]. Baton Rouge: "LSU Press".

      Journal Article 2015
      • Reckoning with ‘The Crookedest River in the World’: The Maps of Harold Norman Fisk
        [Morris, Christopher]. 52(Spring 2015), 30-44 [.]

      Other 2015
      Reference Work 2015
      • River Systems
        [Morris, Christopher]. Princeton: "Princeton University Press, 2015".

      Book Review 2014
      • The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes. By Conevery Bolton Valencius
        [Morris, Christopher]. 119(December, 2014), 1689-1690 [.]

      Book Review 2013
      • The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans. By Lawrence N. Powell
        [Morris, Christopher].(August, 2013), 685-687 [.]

      Book 2012
      • The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina
        [Morris, Christopher].(2012), 300 [.] New York: "Oxford University Press, 2012".

      Book Chapter 2011
      • The Strange Career of Gideon Gibson: The Story of a Southern Family’s Passage from Black to White
        [Morris, Christopher]. Gainesville: "University Press of Florida, 2011.".
      2011
      • Wetland Colonies: Louisiana, Guangzhou, Pondicherry, and Senegal
        [Morris, Christopher]. Athens, OH: "Ohio University Press, 2011".

      Book Review 2011
      • Manifest Destinies: America’s Westward Expansion and the Road to the Civil War. By Steven E. Woodworth
        [Morris, Christopher]. 109(Summer/Autumn 2011), 482-484 [.]

      Book 2010
      • Assumed Identities: The Meanings of Race in the Atlantic World
        [Morris, Christopher, Garrigus, JohnD]. College Station: "Texas A & M University Press, 2010".

      Reference Work 2010
      • The Mississippi River
        [Morris, Christopher]. New York: "Facts on File".

      Journal Article 2009
      • Only a River
        [Morris, Christopher].(Fall 2009), 149-165 [.]
      2009
      • A More Southern Environmental History
        [Morris, Christopher]. 75(August 2009), 581-598 [.]

      Book Review 2007
      • The Sugar Masters: Planters and Slaves in Louisiana’s Cane World, 1820-1860, By Richard Follett
        [Morris, Christopher].(February 2007), 177-79 [.]
      2007
      • Planting a Capitalist South: Masters, Merchants, and Manufacturers in the Southern Interior, 1790-1860 By Tom Downey
        [Morris, Christopher].(February 2007), 195 [.]

      Other 2006
      • Thinking Big about Small Creatures in a Small Place
        [Morris, Christopher].(2 (Fall 2006)),

      Book Review 2006
      • Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery, by Jennifer L. Morgan
        [Morris, Christopher]. 30(2006),

      Book Chapter 2005
      • How to Prepare Buffalo, and Other Things French Taught Indians about Nature
        [Morris, Christopher]. Baton Rouge: "Louisiana State University Press, 2005".

      Newspaper 2005
      • For poor blacks, was it ever so: Post-Civil War deals with the feds ensured a New Orleans society dominated by whites,
        [Morris, Christopher]. New York City: "Newsday".

      Other 2005
      Journal Article 2004
      • Finding Louisiana: La Salle and the Mississippi River Delta
        [Morris, Christopher].(2004), 28-41 [.]

      Book Review 2004
      • A Sphinx on the American Land: The Nineteenth-Century South in Comparative Perspective, by Peter Kolchin
        [Morris, Christopher].(June 2004), 864-65 [.]
      2004
      • Free State of Jones: Mississippi’s Longest Civil War, by Victoria E. Bynum
        [Morris, Christopher]. 70(February 2004), 176-77 [.]

      Book Review 2003
      • Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas, by Judith A. Carney
        [Morris, Christopher]. 27(3/4 2003), 309 [.]
      2003
      • The Old South Frontier, by Donald P. McNeilly
        [Morris, Christopher].(2003), 641-42 [.]

      Other 2001
      • Shopping for America in Mississippi, Or How I Learned to Stop Complaining and Love the Pemberton Mall
        [Morris, Christopher]. 29(March 2001), 103-110 [.]

      Book Review 2001
      • Slavery, Secession, and Southern History
        [Morris, Christopher, Paquette, RobertLouis, Ferleger, LouisA].(Dec. 2001),

      Book Chapter 2000
      • Impenetrable but Easy: The French Transformation of the Lower Mississippi Valley and the Founding of New Orleans
        [Morris, Christopher]. Pittsburgh: "University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000".

      Book Review 2000
      • The Buzzel about Kentuck: Settling the Promised Land,
        [Morris, Christopher, Friend, CraigThompson]. 66(May 2000), 393-95 [.]
      2000
      • American Mobbing, 1828-1861: Toward Civil War, by David Grimsted
        [Morris, Christopher]. 30(Spring 2000), 706-07 [.]

      Book Chapter 1999
      • Within the Slave Cabin: Violence In Mississippi Slave Families
        [Morris, Christopher]. 268-285 [.] New York: "Routledge, 1999".

      Textbook 1999
      • Longman American History Atlas
        [Morris, Christopher]. New York: "Longman, 1999".

      Book Review 1999
      • Masters, Slaves and Subjects: The Culture of Power in the South Carolina Country, 1740-1790, by Robert Olwell
        [Morris, Christopher]. 86(June 1999), 217- 18 [.]
      1999
      • Transforming the Cotton Frontier: Madison County, Alabama, 1800-1840, by Daniel S. Dupre
        [Morris, Christopher].(March 1999), 6 pp [.]
        H-SHEAR@H-NET.MSU.EDU

      Journal Article 1998
      • The Articulation of Two Worlds: The Master-Slave Relationship Reconsidered
        [Morris, Christopher]. 85(December 1998), 982-1007 [.]

      Book Review 1998
      • A Way Through the Wilderness: The Natchez Trace and the Civilization of the Southern Frontier, by William C. Davis
        [Morris, Christopher]. 18(Spring 1998), 159-61 [.]

      Book 1997
      • Manifest Destiny and Empire: American Antebellum Expansion
        [Morris, Christopher, Haynes, SamW]. College Station: "Texas A & M University Press, 1997".

      Book Review 1997
      • Honor and Slavery, by Kenneth S. Greenberg, and Culture of Honor: The Psychology of Violence in the South, by Richard E. Nisbett and Dov Cohen
        [Morris, Christopher]. 84 (June 1997), 225 [.]
      1997
      • Them Dark Days: Slavery in the Carolina and Georgia Rice Swamps by William Dusinberre
        [Morris, Christopher].(1997),

      Book 1996
      • Southern Writers and Their Worlds
        [Morris, Christopher, Reinhardt, StevenG]. College Station: "Texas A&M Press, 1996".

      Book Chapter 1996
      • "What's So Funny?: Southern Humorists and the Market Revolution,"
        [Morris, Christopher]. 9-26 [.] College Station: "Texas A&M Press, 1996".

      Book Review 1996
      • Cities of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century Images of Urban Development, by John W. Reps
        [Morris, Christopher]. 11(January 1996), 87-89 [.]
      1996
      • Washington County: Politics and Community in Antebellum America, by Paul Bourke and Donald DeBats
        [Morris, Christopher].(1996),

      Book 1995
      • Becoming Southern: The Evolution of a Way of Life, Vicksburg and Warren County, Mississippi 1770-1860
        [Morris, Christopher]. New York: "Oxford University Press, 1995".

      Book Review 1995
      • An Evening When Alone: Four Journals of Single Women in the South, 1827-67
        [Morris, Christopher, O'Brien, Michael]. "University of North Carolina Press".
      1995
      • The Agrarian Origins of American Capitalism, by Allan Kulikoff
        [Morris, Christopher]. 26(Winter 1995), 520-522 [.]
      1995
      • The Economy and Material Culture of Slaves: Goods and Chattels on the Sugar Plantations of Jamaica and Louisiana, by Roderick A. McDonald
        [Morris, Christopher]. 74(1995), 367-68 [.]

      Book Review 1994
      • Gabriel's Rebellion: The Virginia Slave Conspiracies of 1800 and 1802, by Clyde Egerton,
        [Morris, Christopher]. 35(Fall 1994), 574-576 [.]

      Other 1994
      • Challenging the Masters: Recent Studies on Slavery and Freedom
        [Morris, Christopher]. 73(October 1994), 218-224 [.]
      1994
      • Reading Popular Culture in Early America
        [Morris, Christopher]. 22(June 1994), 252-57 [.]

      Book Review 1993
      • The Fire-Eaters, by Eric Walther
        [Morris, Christopher]. 71(April 1993), 506-08 [.]

      Book Review 1992
      • Incidents of My Life: The Autobiographies of Edmund Ruffin
        [Morris, Christopher, Allmendinger , Jr., , DavidF]. 78(March 1992), 1449-1450 [.]

      Journal Article 1990
      • The Southern White Community in Life and Mind
        [Morris, Christopher]. 21(Fall 1990), 203-222 [.]

      Book Review 1990
      • Natchez Before 1830
        [Morris, Christopher, Polk, Noel]. 69(October 1990), 235-36 [.]
      1990
      • Secret and Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond, a Southern Slaveholder
        [Morris, Christopher, Bleser, Carol]. 11(May 1990), 113- 15 [.]

      Book Review 1989
      • The Evolution of Southern Culture
        [Morris, Christopher, Bartley, NumanV]. 20(Fall 1989), 282-284 [.]

      Journal Article 1988
      • An Event in Community Organization: The Mississippi Slave Insurrection Scare of 1835
        [Morris, Christopher]. 22(Fall 1988), 93-111 [.]

      Book Review 1988
      • The Elusive Eden: Frank McMullan's Confederate Colony in Brazil by William Clark Griggs
        [Morris, Christopher]. 68(November 1988), 875 [.]

      Book Review 1987
      • New Perspectives on Race and Slavery in America: Essays in Honor of Kenneth M. Stampp
        [Morris, Christopher, edited by Robert H. Abzug and Stephen E. Maizlish]. 18(Fall 1987), 437-438 [.]

Presentations

    • November  2018
      Morris, Christopher, "Selling Nitrogen to the World: Corporate Advertising and the Invention of Modern Agro-Chemistry", Toronto. (November 16, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Morris, Christopher, "Harnessing the World to Feed a Field: Early Twentieth-Century Alabama Cotton Farmers and the Global Nitrogen Cycle", Birmingham, AL. (November 11, 2018).
    • June  2016
      Morris, Christopher, "The Meaning of Restoration", New Orleans. (June 1, 2016).
    • May  2016
      Morris, Christopher, "Water, Water, Everywhere: A Wet History of the Delta", University of Mississippi, Oxford. (May 1, 2016).
    • March  2016
      Morris, Christopher, "An American River? The Mississippi in Global Historical Perspective", University of the Rhur, Bochum, Germany. (March 1, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Morris, Christopher, "Legacies of Enlightenment and Darkness: The Burden of History in Natchez, Mississippi", Natchez, Mississippi. (February 1, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Morris, Christopher, "Nitrogen Networks: From Ned Cobb’s Alabama to the Early Twentieth-Century World and Back", Rice University. (February 1, 2016).
    • April  2015
      Morris, Christopher, "Speaking of the Mississippi: America’s Great River In Words and Deeds", Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota. (April 9, 2015).
    • October  2014
      Morris, Christopher, "Mapping the Great Lakes: Historical Cartography and Climate History, 1650-1850", Austin, TX. (October 30, 2014).
    • July  2014
      Morris, Christopher, "Creating the Perfect Catfish: The Twentieth Century U.S. Catfish Industry in Environmental and Social Context", Minho University, Guimarães, Portugal. (July 1, 2014).
    • April  2014
      Morris, Christopher, "Bad Habits or Bad Language: Ecologists, Engineers, and the Language of Mississippi River Floods", San Francisco. (April 1, 2014).
    • October  2013
      Morris, Christopher, "A More Perfect Catfish: The Reinvention of the Mississippi Catfish", Notre Dame University. (October 1, 2013).
    • October  2013
      Morris, Christopher, "Ice Flows and Water Levels: A Historical Hydrology of the Great Lakes", Notre Dame University. (October 1, 2013).
    • April  2013
      Morris, Christopher, "Cleaning Fish and French from New Orleans and Surrounding Wetlands, 1790- 1850", Toronto. (April 1, 2013).
    • February  2013
      Morris, Christopher, "The American South in the French Empire: Les Étés Longs et Chauds", University of Mississippi. (February 1, 2013).
    • November  2012
      Morris, Christopher, "Slaughtering Bears for Cotton: Manly Men, Ferocious Beasts, and the Ecology of Hunting and Planting", Mobile. (November 1, 2012).
    • October  2011
      Morris, Christopher, "Mapping the Mississippi for Science: Mapmakers as Hydrologists, from Delisle to Fisk". (October 8, 2011).
    • September  2011
      Morris, Christopher, "Of Hogs and Men: Ecological (and Ideological) Invasions of Bermuda and Other Desert Isles", Kitchener, Ontario. (September 24, 2011).
    • September  2011
      Morris, Christopher, "Local Traditions, Global Markets, and Environmental Degradation: An Environmental History of New Orleans from the Perspective of Antoine’s Restaurant", Loyola University, New Orleans. (September 20, 2011).
    • September  2011
      Morris, Christopher, "The Big Muddy: Engineering the Lower Mississippi in the 19th Century". (September 7, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Morris, Christopher, "Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Interdisciplinary Research", UTA. (March 23, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Morris, Christopher, "Land, Water, People Fish: Life Along the Mississippi", York University, Toronto. (March 2, 2011).
    • March  2010
      Morris, Christopher, "The Implications of Sustainability for the Discipline of History and Vice Versa", UTA. (March 25, 2010).
    • October  2009
      Morris, Christopher, "Footprints in the Closet: Talking About the ‘Other’ Gibson Family", Dallas. (October 22, 2009).
    • August  2009
      Morris, Christopher, "Learning to Live with Water: Post-Katrina New Orleans and the Lessons of the Past", Copenhagen. (August 1, 2009).
    • March  2009
      Morris, Christopher, "Living with Water: Environmental History and Present-Day Environmental Problems", University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. (March 10, 2009).
    • March  2009
      Morris, Christopher, "Floating Islands, Drifting Continents: Situating Bermuda in Britain’s American Empire", Hamilton, Bermuda. (March 5, 2009).
    • February  2008
      Morris, Christopher, "Cotton, Capitalism, and the Lower Mississippi Valley: A comment on Walter Johnson’s Keynote Presentation", UNC Chapel Hill. (February 1, 2008).
    • November  2006
      Morris, Christopher, "Race, Reconstruction, and the Origins of Federal Flood Control in the Lower Mississippi Valley", Birmingham, Alabama. (November 1, 2006).
    • October  2006
      Morris, Christopher, "What If a River is Only a River?". (October 28, 2006).
    • May  2006
      Morris, Christopher, "Wetland Colonies: Louisiana, Guangzhou, Pondicherry, and Senegal", German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C. (May 6, 2006).
    • March  2006
      Morris, Christopher, "Catfish, Crawfish, Cotton, and Chemicals: Fishing, Farming, and Fish Farming along the Lower Mississippi River", St. Paul, Minnesota. (March 30, 2006).
    • October  2005
      Morris, Christopher, "The Strange Career of Gideon Gibson", The University of Florida. (October 1, 2005).
    • May  2005
      Morris, Christopher, "Before They Went West: Engineers, Bureaucrats, and Developers in the Lower Mississippi Valley", Stanford University. (May 18, 2005).
    • November  2004
      Morris, Christopher, "Eating the Land, Or, Finding Empire in the Soup de Jour", Orlando, Florida. (November 1, 2004).
    • October  2004
      Morris, Christopher, "A Big Muddy River Runs Through It", Stanford University. (October 1, 2004).
    • February  2004
      Morris, Christopher, "Riz Noir et Blanc: Rice and Empire in Eighteenth Century Louisiana", John Carter Brown Library. (February 1, 2004).
    • October  2003
      Morris, Christopher, "Finding Louisiana: La Salle and the Mississippi River Delta", New Orleans. (October 1, 2003).
    • March  2003
      Morris, Christopher, "A Big Muddy River Runs Through It: History and Environment in the Lower Mississippi Valley", Memphis. (March 1, 2003).
    • November  2002
      Morris, Christopher, "Old Tropes, New World: Literature, Landscape, Trans-Atlantic Encounters", Tampa. (November 1, 2002).
    • February  2002
      Morris, Christopher, "The Nature of Colonization in the Mississippi Valley", Huntington Library, San Marino, California. (February 1, 2002).
    • April  2000
      Morris, Christopher, "A Big Muddy River Runs Through It: People and Nature in the Lower Mississippi Valley", Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. (April 1, 2000).
    • March  1999
      Morris, Christopher, "How To Prepare Buffalo, and Other Things French Taught Indians", Biloxi, Mississippi. (March 1, 1999).
    • March  1999
      Morris, Christopher, "The Strange Career of Gideon Gibson: How a Southern Family Moved from Black to White". (March 1, 1999).
    • November  1998
      Morris, Christopher, "Between Field and Forest: The Ecology of the Slaves in the Lower Mississippi Valley", Birmingham, Alabama. (November 1, 1998).
    • October  1998
      Morris, Christopher, "Impenetrable but Easy: The French Transformation of the Lower Mississippi Valley", Tulane University, New Orleans. (October 1, 1998).
    • October  1998
      Morris, Christopher, "The Natural Worlds of Benjamin Wailes and His Slaves", Vicksburg, Mississippi. (October 1, 1998).
    • January  1997
      Morris, Christopher, "Within the Slave Household: Domestic Violence among Slaves in Mississippi", New York. (January 1, 1997).
    • February  1996
      Morris, Christopher, "Creating a Southern Landscape: Ecology and Society in the Natchez District.", Natchez. (February 1, 1996).
    • October  1995
      Morris, Christopher, "Paradox Lost in the Slave South: Masters, Slaves and the Articulation of Two Worlds", University of Texas, Austin. (October 1, 1995).
    • January  1995
      Morris, Christopher, "Venturing Across the Border of Slavery: Cross-Sectional Travelers and the Coming of the Civil War", Chicago. (January 1, 1995).
    • January  1994
      Morris, Christopher, "Becoming Southern: The Evolution of Plantation Society in the Natchez District", January 1994. (January 1, 1994).
    • April  1991
      Morris, Christopher, "South by Southwest: Homesteading and Cotton Planting in the Natchez District, 1770-1820", Louisville. (April 1, 1991).
    • October  1987
      Morris, Christopher, "From Kin-Based Neighborhood to County Community: Structures of Power and Authority in Antebellum Mississippi." ", New Orleans. (October 1, 1987).
    • October  1985
      Morris, Christopher, "Isolated Strangers or Integrated Southerners? White Immigrant Laborers in a Slave City: Vicksburg, Mississippi 1850-1860", Chicago. (October 1, 1985).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2019 UTA as Partner Institution in Research Consortium, The Seed Box: A Mistra-Formas Environmental Humanities Collaboratory, TEMA-2013-00251,Linköping University, SWEDEN sponsored by  - $95115
      (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Present
      John Harris, Student successfully completed comprehensive exams in Spring 2017 (History)
    • Dec 2018
      Nicholas Griffin, (History)
      MA Portfolio Committee
    • Dec 2015
      Kristen Burton, (History)
      Intoxication and Empire: Distilled Spirits and the Creation of Addiction in the Early Modern British Atlantic
    • May 2015
      David Smith,
      Transatlantic History, Environmental History, chair Title: Organic Farmers, German Vintners, and the Atomic Monster of Seabrook: A Trans-Atlantic History of Social Activism and Nuclear Power from New England to West Germany
    • May 2014
      Bradley Borougerdi, (History)
      Cord of Empire, Exotic Intoxicant: Hemp and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1600-1900

Courses

      • HIST 5360-001 COLLOQUIUM EARLY TRANSATLANTIC
        (Topic: Age of Revolutions | Course Id: 112334)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • HIST 6690-015 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110965)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 3342-001 THE OLD SOUTH, 1607-1863
        (Course Id: 105035)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 1302-006 U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1865
        (Course Id: 105002)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • HIST 6690-015 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110965)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ESST 3300-001 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Topic: Sustainability Studies | Course Id: 112644)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 6391-015 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105255)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ESST 2300-001 INTRO ENV. & SUSTAINABILITY
        (Course Id: 111552 | Xlist Coursepre: HIST 4388 section 002 | Xlist Coursenum: GEOG 4350 section 001)
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      • AAST 3327-001 NEW SOUTH, 1863-PRESENT
        (Course Id: 105036)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 3327-001 NEW SOUTH, 1863-PRESENT
        (Course Id: 105036 | Xlist Coursepre: AAST | Xlist Coursenum: 3327)
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      • HIST 4388-002 SEL TOP HIST
        (Topic: Environmental Sustainability | Course Id: 105187 | Xlist Coursepre: GEOG 4350 section 001 | Xlist Coursenum: ESST 2300 section 001 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • GEOG 4350-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Environmental Sustainability | Course Id: 105278 | Xlist Coursepre: HIST 4388 section 002 | Xlist Coursenum: ESST 2300 section 001 )
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      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 3300-006 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 5191-015 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105192)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • HIST 6390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110964)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ESST 2300-001 INTRO ENV. & SUSTAINABILITY
        (Course Id: 111552)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 5365-001 READING COLLOQUIUM: TOPICS
        (Topic: History of Commodities | Course Id: 112338)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • GEOG 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 5390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 6390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110964)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 3326-001 OLD SOUTH
        (Course Id: 105035)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 1311-007 U.S. HISTORY TO 1865
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 3357-001 EARLY FRONTIER
        (Course Id: 105066)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 3323-001 THE NEW NATION
        (Course Id: 105032)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 4391-015 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105190)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ESST 2300-001 INTRO ENV. & SUSTAINABILITY
        (Topic: Envir Hist: Natural Disasters | Course Id: 111552)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 4388-001 SEL TOP HIST
        (Topic: Envir Hist: Natural Disasters | Course Id: 105187)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • GEOG 4350-002 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Envir Hist: Natural Disasters | Course Id: 105278)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 1311-005 U.S. HISTORY TO 1865
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 5363-001 COLLOQUIUM NATIONAL HISTORIES
        (Topic: 19th C US Social/Cultural Hist | Course Id: 112336)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • HIST 5390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2016
      • ESST 2300-001 INTRO ENV. & SUSTAINABILITY
        (Course Id: 111552)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2016
      • GEOG 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2016
      • HIST 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2016
      • HIST 3300-003 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 6360-001 SEMINAR EARLY TRANSATLANTIC
        (Course Id: 112339)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ESST 2300-001 INTRO ENV. & SUSTAINABILITY
        (Course Id: 111552)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 1311-005 U.S. HISTORY TO 1865
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • GEOG 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 5390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015
      • HIST 3372-001 U S BUS HIST I
        (Course Id: 105081)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015
      • HIST 1311-001 U.S. HISTORY TO 1865
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 5391-015 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105238)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 3300-005 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • AAST 3327-001 NEW SOUTH, 1863-PRESENT
        (Course Id: 105036)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 3327-001 NEW SOUTH, 1863-PRESENT
        (Course Id: 105036)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 1312-001 U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1865
        (Course Id: 105002)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2015
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ESST 2300-001 INTRO ENV. & SUSTAINABILITY
        (Course Id: 111552)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 3326-001 OLD SOUTH
        (Course Id: 105035)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 4388-007 SEL TOP HIST
        (Topic: Unsustainable:Destruction | Course Id: 105187)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 1311-001 U.S. HISTORY TO 1865
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • HIST 4391-015 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105190)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 3300-002 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 6302-001 MIGRATION AND SETTLEMENT
        (Course Id: 105251)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 5390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ESST 2300-001 INTRO ENV. & SUSTAINABILITY
        (Course Id: 111552)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 3300-001 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • GEOG 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6399-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • HIST 1312-001 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105002)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 1311-001 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2013
      • HIST 5391-015 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105238)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 5304-001 REGIONAL / TOPICAL US HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105198)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 4388-005 SEL TOP HIST
        (Topic: U. S. History | Course Id: 105187)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • GEOG 4350-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Course Id: 105278)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6699-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 3357-001 EARLY FRONTIER
        (Course Id: 105066)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5391-015 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105238)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 3327-001 NEW SOUTH
        (Course Id: 105036)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5698-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105245)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2012
      • HIST 3372-001 U S BUS HIST I
        (Course Id: 105081)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2012
      • HIST 5390-015 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 6399-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5698-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105245)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 3372-001 U S BUS HIST I
        (Course Id: 105081)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • GEOG 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 6399-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 1311-004 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 6391-015 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105255)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 3326-001 OLD SOUTH
        (Course Id: 105035)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 5698-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105245)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 1311-001 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • HIST 3372-001 U S BUS HIST I
        (Course Id: 105081)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • HIST 5301-001 19TH CENTURY US HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105195)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 6399-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 3357-001 EARLY FRONTIER
        (Course Id: 105066)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 1311-001 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2011
      • HIST 5395-015 NON-THESIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 105240)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 5698-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105245)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 6399-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 3300-002 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 3327-001 NEW SOUTH
        (Course Id: 105036)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 1311-001 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105001)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
      • HIST 3372-001 U S BUS HIST I
        (Course Id: 105081)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
      • HIST 6399-015 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 5395-015 NON-THESIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 105240)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 5304-001 REGIONAL / TOPICAL US HISTORY
        (Topic: U.S. Environmental History | Course Id: 105198)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 5698-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105245)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • GEOG 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 3355-001 US ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
        (Course Id: 105064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 5339-001 HIST THEORY & METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105227)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • HIST 3300-001 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • HIST 5395-015 NON-THESIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 105240)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • HIST 3326-001 OLD SOUTH
        (Course Id: 105035)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • HIST 5398-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105241)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Tenure and Promotion
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Faculty Senate
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Chair
      Advisory Board, Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Graduate Studies
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      Post Tenure Review (CPE)

Service to the Profession

    • 2015 to  Present
      Board of Advisors (Hattiesburg, Mississippi,
      Editorial Board, Southern Quarterly
    • Past to  June 2018
      peer review of book manuscript
      University of Washington Press
      peer review report of book manuscript

Service to the Community

    • Past to  Mar 2018
      Guest Speaker (Colorado Springs, Colorado,
      Colorado Springs History Class
      discussion of the history of the Mississippi River, via Skype
    • Past to  Sept 2017
      Discussant (Philadelphia,
      The Pulse, WHYY Philadelphia, NPR
      documentary on the Mississippi River