Alum

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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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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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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Former Ambassador and UA Alum Lino Gutiérrez to Discuss Post-Graduate Career Options in the Federal Government

Former US ambassador to Nicaragua and Argentina, UA alum Lino Gutiérrez, will hold an informal discussion with History & Political Science graduate and undergraduate students on employment options, requisite skills, and how to negotiate the hiring process for employment in the federal government’s foreign service. Ambassador Lino Gutiérrez is CEO of Gutiérrez Global LLC, a […]

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