George Rable

Department Alumna Rachel K. Deale Shines at Barton College

Alumna of the History Department Rachel “Katie” Deale has left the familiar halls of ten Hoor for bigger and better things — namely, an Assistant Professorship in American History at Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina. At Barton, Dr. Deale teaches four courses per semester, advises undergraduates, supervises internships, serves on committees, and runs a […]

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Alumnus Adam Petty Working with Joseph Smith Papers

Department alumnus Adam Petty (PhD 2018, MA 2014) has recently accepted a position as a Historian and Documentary Editor for the Joseph Smith Papers. Petty completed his doctorate under George Rable last year, with a focus on the Civil War era. His dissertation “Virginia’s Wilderness: Investigating the Landscape of War,” focused on the interaction between […]

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