John Ratliff

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Dr. John Ratliff

Instructor /
Departmental Webmaster
Online Course Designer
Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2007

Office Hours - Sundays, 8-9:00 pm; T 8-9:00 pm; R 11:00 am - Noon; F 11:00 am - Noon.

Sunday office hours are held via Blackboard IM only.

Research Interests

  • Southern History

Courses Taught

  • U.S. History to 1865 (HY 103)
  • U.S. History since 1865 (HY 104)
  • Western Civilization to 1648 (HY 101)
  • Western Civilization since 1648 (HY 102)

Recent Publications

  • “The Simite Extermination,” The Alabama Review 66 (October 2013): 278-300.

Awards and Honors

  • Ruth M. Kibbey Award for Outstanding Service to the Department of History, The University of Alabama, 2016.
  • Outstanding Content Expert, The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies, 2010.
  • The Gary Bernard Mills Endowed Dissertation Support Fellowship, 2006.
  • Joseph Forney Johnston, Jr. Fellowship in Southern History, 2004.
  • The University of Alabama Graduate Council Research and Creative Activity Fellowship, 2003.
  • The Frank Lawrence Owsley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship for Superior Competency in History, 2002.
  • The Mel Allen Sportscaster of the Year Award, WVUA-FM, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2002.
  • The Hall of Fame Award for Specialty Programming, WVUA-FM, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2000.
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