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Shay O'Brien is a second-year Sociology student at Princeton studying elites and conservatives in the United States. Her areas of interest include economic sociology, elite sociology, race & ethnicity, and religion. Before beginning graduate school, Shay worked on a large-scale randomized control trial at the social policy research firm MDRC. She graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Anthropology, where she was a research assistant in the Anthropology department and won the prizes for Best Honors Thesis and Highest Achievement in Linguistic Anthropology. 
Posted Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:56am
Scot McFarlane grew up in Concord, Massachusetts, and Palestine, Texas near the Trinity River.  Currently a Ph.D. Candidate at Columbia University, his work has appeared in The Journal of Southern History and Environmental History.  At Columbia, Scot has helped teach Mexican History, the History of the South, the History of New York, and is currently drafting a syllabus for a seminar on the history of rivers in North America.  Prior to moving to NYC, Scot taught writing and history at high schools in the Willamette River Valley of Oregon.  You can follow his research on his blog
Posted Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:52am
Richard B. McCaslin, TSHA Endowed Professor of Texas History at the University of North Texas, is the author or editor of eighteen books. One of the best known is Tainted Breeze: The Great Hanging at Gainesville, Texas, October 1862, which won the Tullis Prize and an AASLH commendation.  He also wrote Lee in the Shadow of Washington, which received the Laney Prize and the Slatten Award, and was nominated for a Pulitzer.  Another book, At the Heart of Texas: One Hundred Years of the Texas State Historical Association, 1897-1997, earned the Award of Merit from the Texas Philosophical Society.  Yet another, Fighting Stock: John S. "Rip" Ford in Texas, received the Pate Award and Bates Award. 
Posted Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:48am
Kimberly Jackson is a master’s student and Teaching Assistant in the History Department at the University of North Texas. She earned a bachelor’s degree in history and mathematics at the University of North Texas. In the 2018-2019 academic school year, Kimberly will complete her thesis on the Civilian Conservation Corps in Big Bend National Park. Her larger academic interests include borderlands and environmental history and hopes to apply her research to larger studies of the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Posted Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:44am
Dr. Kenna Lang Archer is an instructor at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where she teaches U.S. environmental history, Texas history, and American history. Her first book, Unruly Waters, was published by University of New Mexico Press. She recently finished writing an updated edition of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land with John Opie and Char Miller. She will be presenting her current research project at the Western History Association meeting in October. 
Posted Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:36am
Maymester hours and closings listed for Willis Library, Media Library, Eagle Commons Library, and Discovery Park Library.
Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 12:56pm
Ms. Giselle Greenidge is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology. Her major concentration is Global and Comparative Sociology and her minor concentration is Social Stratification. Ms. Greenidge is a teaching fellow at UNT, and her research interests include culture, globalization, and immigration. 
Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 1:18pm
Dr. Kenna Lang Archer is an instructor at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where she teaches U.S. environmental history, Texas history and American history. Her first book, Unruly Waters, was published by University of New Mexico Press. She recently finished writing an updated edition of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land  with John Opie and Char Miller. She will be presenting her current research project at the Western History Association meeting in October. 
Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:11pm
Before you leave for the semester… Check your account to see when books are due and if you have any fines that need to be paid.
Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:44pm
Diane Bruxvoort has joined us as Dean of Libraries. 
Posted Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 10:30am