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Patricia Rutenberg

Distinguished Lecturer


Before coming to the University of Tennessee as a lecturer, Patricia Rutenberg served as Dean of Studies and Chair of the History Department at Webb School of Knoxville and taught at the Tennessee Governor’s Academy for Mathematics and Science. Her special interests are in twentieth century American history and the American Revolution and Constitution.

Research Interests

Twentieth Century American political and social history.


Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1988

Selected Publications

  • Justice in the Valley: A Bicentennial History of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. (Franklin, Tennessee: Hillsboro Press, 1998.)

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