Graduate Student

Montgomery Wins University Teaching Award, Speaks with Historically Speaking

As the recent recipient of the university-wide Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student Award, Margaret Montgomery sat down for a brief interview about her approach to teaching: Q. What do you think are the essential components of being a good teacher? First and foremost you have to care about your students. I don’t think you […]

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Montgomery Wins UA’s Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student Award

Last semester, doctoral candidate Margaret Montgomery was awarded the 2020 College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student Award. This spring Montgomery’s name was forwarded to the university-wide competition, where recently she was named The The University of Alabama’s Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher of the Year. Montgomery is advised by Drs. Andrew […]

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Graduate Student Jackson Prather Featured on al.com Opinion Page

Confederate monuments are about more than just the Confederacy By Jackson Prather, a master’s student in the Department of History at the University of Alabama, graduate of the University of North Alabama and longtime resident of the state of Alabama It’s been called the “Hatred” Preservation Act, and it has been widely condemned for its […]

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Doctoral Candidate’s Article Accepted for Publication in Civil War History

Doctoral candidate Lindsay Ray Smith‘s article,”More than Paper and Ink: Confederate Medical Literature and the Making of the Confederate Army Medical Corps,” has been accepted for publication in a forthcoming edition of Civil War History. Smith’s work explores the influence of medical literature in the development of Confederate nationalism and vice-versa. During the Civil War […]

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Graduate Student Examines Link Between Charlie Brown and Charlie Hebdo.

Blake Ball, a graduate student in The University of Alabama History Department, wrote a recent editorial for al.com examining the use of Charles Schultz’s “Charlie Brown” character from the Peanuts comic strip during the European response to the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack. Read the piece on AL.com. Blake Scott Ball is an Alabama native and […]

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