History Students and Faculty Attend Phi Alpha Theta Conference

26 Feb

Dr. Mark Doyle chairing a session.

On February 22, students and faculty from the History Department attended the Phi Alpha Theta conference at Tennessee Technology University in Cookeville, Tn. 

Matthew Holder won third place for best undergraduate paper with his presentation “‘T’ is a nice art, as much intellectual as moral”: The Moral Imperative of Historical Study.”

Elaura Highfield won first place for best graduate student paper with her presentation “John Hope Franklin, African American Historical Scholarship, and African American History as Cultural Property.”

PhD students Liz Lambert, Dallas Hanbury, and Josh Howard.


Matthew Holder presenting his paper.


Elaura Highfield presenting her paper




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