Blake Scott Ball

UA Doctoral Alum Highlights “Peanuts” Role in D-Day Remembrance

Department doctoral alum Blake Scott Ball, currently an assistant professor of history at Huntingdon College, recently published an opinion piece in the Washington Post. Ball recounts the role that Charles Schultz’s Peanuts comic strip played in shaping the popular remembrance of the D-Day Invasion. From the June 6, 2019 edition of the Washington Post. “How […]

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Doctoral Student Blake Scott Ball Publishes Piece with’s Opinion Section.

Doctoral student Blake Scott Ball’s “A brief history of Mountain Brook picking on Birmingham” appears in today’s edition of‘s Opinion section. “Making a decent wage in Alabama in 2016 is hard enough. With an unemployment rate higher than the national average to start the new year, many working class Alabamians are anxious about whether […]

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