Jacob Hiserman

Jacob Hiserman


  • United States History
  • Religious History
  • Southern History



  • MA, Baylor University, 2018
  • BA, summa cum laude, Christendom College, 2016

Research Interests

  • Religion & Antebellum Southern Higher Education
  • Liturgy & Ritual in America
  • Intellectual History
  • Catholic-Protestant Relations

Current Projects

  • A study of Oxford Movement influence at nineteenth-century Sewanee, the University of the South.
  • A dissertation on the relationship between liturgical ideas and practices and collegiate identity and traditions in 19th-century southern U.S. colleges.

Awards & Honors

  • Charles G. Summersell Fellow in Southern History, The University of Alabama Department of History, 2021-2022
  • Frank Lawrence Owsley Memorial Scholarship, The University of Alabama Department of History, 2020