Lisa Lindquist-Dorr

Kari Boyd (PhD, 2020) Wins 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Doctor Kari Boyd, on winning the 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the College of Arts and Sciences. The Department of History nominated Boyd for the award based on the strength of her dissertation, entitled “Diseased, Disuse, and Disappointment: The Volunteer Experience During the Spanish-American War and the Modernization of the American Army (1898-1902).” […]

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Associate Dean Lisa Lindquist-Dorr Celebrates New Book

Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences Dr. Lisa Lindquist-Dorr celebrated the publication of her latest book, A Thousand Thirsty Beaches: Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition. Dorr analyzes the complex smuggling network connecting Great Britain and Europe to Cuba via the United States between 1920 through the […]

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History Department Alumna Briana Royster Pursues PhD at New York University

Briana Royster is a Tuscaloosa native who earned her BA in History in 2012, as well as MA’s in History (2014) and Women’s Studies (2015). Though she entered undergrad as an engineering student, after returning to school following a break in her studies, she decided to switch to History. Royster wasn’t entirely sure what she […]

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Undergraduates Win Awards at Research and Creative Activity Conference

Four students mentored by History faculty won awards recently at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference. Jessica Hauger, mentored by Drs. Erik Peterson and Lisa Lindquist-Dorr, won second place in the Oral Presentations for Fine Arts and Humanities. Hauger’s talk was titled “‘The Common Lot’: The Philosophical Problem of Labor Pain in the Late […]

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