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Missouri Valley College (B.A.)
Louisiana State University (M.A., Ph.D.)
The Great Depression; modern American society and culture; the American West; sports in America; public art
Confronting Modernity: Art and Society in Louisiana. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008.
“The Writing on the Wall: Mural Art in New Deal Louisiana.” Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies 21 (1996): 327-45.
“‘The Most Natural Expressions of Locality’: Ellsworth Woodward and The Newcomb Pottery.” In Bridging Southern Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Approach, edited by John Lowe, 133-53. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011.
“‘The Grandest Picture’: Lyle Saxon and the Problem of Aesthetic Localism in Thirties America.” In Pelican Eyes: Louisiana Culture and the Nation, edited by John Lowe. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, forthcoming.
“Gettysburg: A Battle Narrative.” In Gettysburg Contested: 150 Years of Preserving America’s Cherished Landscape, edited by Brian C. Black. Durham: University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming, Spring 2016.