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2000s Alumni

Department of History: The University of Tennessee, 2014

Department of History: The University of Tennessee, 2014

Doug Bannister: M.A. 2007
Supervising Professor: Dr. Burman
Current Position: Pastor: All Souls Church.

Tollie Banker: M.A. 2006
Current Position: Hiwassee College

Le’Trice Donaldson: M.A. 2006
Supervising Professor: Dr. George White
Current Position: “Teaching Assistant, University of Memphis
Thesis Title:“From Triumph to Tragedy: African Soldiers Fight for Citizenship and Manhood in the Spanish-American-Cuban-Filipino War.”
Publishing: I Am a Man! Gender Race, and Imperialism: African-American Soldiers in the Spanish-American-Cuban-Filipino War.” University of Maine Khronikos: Winter 2007

Scott Hendrix: Ph.D. 2007
Supervising Professor: Dr. Burman
Current Position: Assistant Professor of History: Carroll University
Dissertation Title: “God’s Deaf and Dumb Instruments: Albert the Great’s Speculum Astronomiae and Four Centuries of Readers.”
Publishing: 2007: “Astrology and Astronomy in the World of Medieval Islam.” ABC-CLIO World History Encyclopedia. 2007: “World Astrology and Astronomy, 1000-1500.” ABC-CLIO World History Encyclopedia. 2008: Review of Alfredo Perifano’s “La Sorcerie Dialogue en Trois Libres Su La Tromperie des Demons. Sixteenth-Century Journal.

Angela Frye Keaton: Ph.D. 2006
Current Position: Assistant Professor of History, Director of the Warren W. Hobbie Center for Civic Advancement.
Dissertation Title: “Unholstered and unquestioned: The last golden age of American Firearms, 1945-1963.”

Katherine Landdeck: Ph.D. 2003
Current Position: Associate Professor of History and Director of Oral History, Texas Woman’s University
Dissertation Title: “Pushing the Envelope: The Women Airforce Service Pilots and American Society.”

Christopher Oakley: Ph.D. 2002
Current Position: Assistant Professor, East Carolina University.

Victoria Ott: Ph.D. 2003
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Birmingham Southern College

Jessica Piper: M.A. 2005
Current Position: Librarian, Nashville Public Library

Aaron D. Purcell: Ph.D. 2006
Supervising Professor: Dr. Wheeler
Current Position: Director of Special Collections, Virginia Tech
Dissertation Title: “White Collar Radicals: New Deal Labor and Red Scare Communists in the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1935-1955.”
Publishing: White Collar Radicals: TVA’s Knoxville Fifteen, the New Deal, and the McCarthy Era. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, May 2009.

Catie McDonald Shannon: M.A. 2005
Supervising Professor: Dr. Flemming
Current Position: Meeting & Events Planning Manager, CUNA Mutual Group.
Thesis Title: “Southern Normal?: An Exploration of Integration in a Deep South Town: Brewton, Alabama 1954-1971”