The Department of History is pleased to welcome two new faculty members to UTC this year.
The UTC Department of History is comprised of distinguished faculty members whose scholarship and teaching contribute to the advancement of knowledge in a variety of fields. Check out some of their recent accomplishments here.
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Johnson, lecturer in the UTC Department of History, on the publication of his book Rough Tactics: Black Performance in Political Spectacles, 1877-1932 (University Press of Mississippi, 2021).
The East Asia for All podcast recently interviewed Dr. Fang Yu Hu about the depictions of Japanese imperialism in Taiwan on film.
Tucker Adkins, a UTC History Department graduate, current instructor, and doctoral candidate at the Florida State University, recently published an article entitled “New Birth, New World: Evangelical Space in Eighteenth-Century New England” in Fides et Historia, Vol. 53, No. 1 (Winter/Spring 2021), pp. 15-36.
Dr. Kira Robison’s article was named one of Oxford University Press’s “Best of History” articles for 2020.
The UTC Center for Women and Gender Equity announced Prof. Will Kuby as the recipient of the 2021 Prism Award, which honors those faculty and staff who have worked tirelessly to create a space that is inclusive for queer students on campus.
Associate Professor of History and Director of the Africana Studies Program Susan Eckelmann Berghel was a guest on the WUTC show “Scenic Roots,” where she discussed her course “History of White Rage.”
Congratulations to Dr. Kira Robison, Associate Professor of History, on the publication of her new book, Healers in the Making: Students, Physicians, and Medical Education in Medieval Bologna (1250-1550), Volume 126 of Brill’s The Medieval Mediterranean Series.
Tucker Adkins, a UTC History Department graduate, current instructor, and doctoral candidate at the Florida State University, recently published an article entitled “‘This Vally of Dry Boons’: Elizabeth Peck’s Plea to George Whitefield” in The New England Quarterly.