Detailed Information for Whitney Snow

Dr. Whitney Snow 
History
 » Assistant Professor
Office Location
O'Donohoe Hall OD223
Office Hours

Monday: 9:00-11:00; and 12:00-2:00

Wednesday: 9:00-11:00; and 12:00-2:00

Friday: 9:00-11:00

 
Voice: (940) 397-8917
 
 

Contact Information

whitney.snow@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

 

Twentieth-Century U.S., Southern, Rural, Agricultural, Labor, Science, Environmental, Oral


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 HI 4143/5143    New South    Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

MWF: 11:00-11:50

Details Spring 2014 HI 1233  207  U.S. History Since 1865    Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

TR: 12:30-1:50

Details Spring 2014 HI 1233  206  U.S. History Since 1865    Bolin Hall 127

TR: 11:00-12:20

Details Spring 2014 HI 1233  205  U.S. History Since 1865    D.L. Ligon Coliseum 223

TR: 9:30-10:50

Details Fall 2013 HI 1233  101  U.S. History Since 1865    Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

MWF: 9-9:50

Details Fall 2013 HI 1133  105  U.S. History pre 1865    Martin Hall 108

TR: 11:00-12:20

Details Fall 2013 HI 1133  106  U.S. History pre 1865    Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

TR: 12:30-1:50

Details Fall 2013 HI 1133  101  U.S. History pre 1865    Prothro-Yeager Hall 103

MWF: 8-8:30




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
The University of Alabama in Huntsville B.A. 2006-12-10 0:0:0 
The University of Alabama in Huntsville M.A. 2008-8-1 0:0:0 
Mississippi State University Ph.D. 2013-5-11 0:0:0 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Mississippi State University  Graduate Teaching Assistant  2008-Aug  2013-May
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor  2013-Aug  Present



Research and Publications

 

Publications

  •  "No Wilderness Left to Cherish"?: The Toll of Tourism on The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  In Earth's 

                       Landscapes: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features edited by Joyce Quinn.  ABC-Clio, 2014

                       (forthcoming).

  • “Alabama’s Model Grove: The Baldwin Tung Tree Plantation in Fairhope.”  Submitted to Alabama Heritage (forthcoming).

 

  • “The Tung Oil Industry.”  Submitted to KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana (forthcoming).

 

  • “Mississippi” (2,500 word essay). In America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly

                     Culture in the United States edited by Kim Kennedy White.  ABC-Clio: 2012.

 

  • “Teaching Young Dogs New Tricks: Early Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs in Central Mississippi.” 

                    The Journal of Mississippi History 73, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 1-22.

 

  • “‘A Great Step Forward?’: Senator John C. Stennis and the Textile Fiber Products   

                    Identification Act of 1960.”  Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture 9, no. 2 (July

                    2011): 134-157.

 

  • “Cotton Mill City:  The Huntsville Textile Industry, 1880-1989.” The Alabama Review 63, no. 4

                    (Oct 2010): 243-281.

 

  • “Slave Owner, Slave Trader, Gentleman: Slavery and the Rise of Andrew Jackson.” The

                    Journal of East Tennessee History 80 (2008): 46-60.

 

  • The Quest for the Tomb of Tutankhamun.”  The University of Alabama in Huntsville, The

                     Journal of Graduate and Undergraduate Research in History x (2006): 221-238.

Conference and Forum Presentations

"Ambitious Youth: Andrew Jackson's Quest for Honor in the Interstate Slave Trade," Southern Historical Association, Atlanta, Georgia,

                     November 13-16, 2014.

"American Tung Oil: A Cultural Remaking?" Agricultural History Society Conference, Provo, Utah, June 19-22, 2014.

"The Empress Tree: Paulownia tomentosa and its Transition from Blessing to Bane over the Course of the Twentieth Century," Phi Alpha

                     Theta Biennial Conference, Bernalillo, New Mexico, January 2-5, 2014.

 "Conservation and the American Tung Tree: The Remaking of Cut-over Pinelands Along the Gulf Coast," East Texas Historical

                      Association Conference, Nacogdoches, TX, September 26-28, 2013.

“What’s in a Name? The Gulf South Tung Oil Industry in Popular Culture,” Alabama Association

                     of Historians Conference, Northwest-Shoals Community College, February 22-23,

                      2013.

Toiling the Soil and Reaping Oil:  The Cultivation of a Tree Called Tung,” Agricultural

                      Historical Society Conference, Manhattan, KS, June 6-9, 2012.

 “A Tough Nut to Crack: Tung Oil and Agricultural Policy, 1938-1976,” Forum on Agricultural,

                     Rural, and Environmental History, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, April 13-14, 2012.

 “The Quest for a Domestic Tung Oil Industry, 1902-1945: Early Motivations, Obstacles, and the

                     Impact of World War II,” The Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, and the

                     Environment in the South (CHASES): The Experiment Station Forum, Mississippi State University,

                     Starkville, MS, February 3, 2012.

“Tung Oil Turmoil: The Rise and Fall of a Gulf Coast Crop, 1930-1969,” Gulf South History and

                   Humanities Conference, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, October 20-22, 2011.

“Science and The Domestic Tung Oil Industry,” Ohio Valley Historical Conference, Murray 

                  State University, Murray, KY, October 6-8, 2011.

“Tung Tide: Chemurgy and The Domestic Tung Oil Industry,” Agricultural History Society

                  Conference, Springfield, IL, June 15-18, 2011.

“The Roots of the 1934 National Textile Strike: Huntsville, Alabama,” Southern Labor Studies

                  Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, April 7-10, 2011.

“Along The Flint River: The Early Mills of Madison County,” University of Alabama in Birmingham

                 History Forum, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, March 5, 2011.

“Strike Out: The 1934 National Textile Strike in Huntsville, Alabama,” Ohio Valley Historical

                Conference, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, October 14-16, 2010.

“‘A Great Step Forward?’: Senator John C. Stennis and the Textile Fiber Products Identification

                Act of 1960,” Mid-America Conference on History, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AK, September 23-25, 2010.

Teaching Young Dogs New Tricks: Early Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs in Central Mississippi,” Forum

                 on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, April 9-10,2010.

 

Honors

Recognition for Economic Research, Football Program, Mississippi State University, 2012

Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award, 2012 ($500)

Agricultural History Society Travel Grant, 2012 ($250)

Phi Alpha Theta, Gamma-Nu Chapter Travel Grant, 2012 ($150)

Agricultural History Society Travel Grant, 2011 ($250)

Mississippi State University Women’s Club Scholarship, 2011 ($500)

Phi Alpha Theta, Gamma-Nu Chapter Travel Grant, 2010 ($75)

James W. Garner Scholarship, Mississippi State University, 2008-2013

Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 2008

Sigma Tau Delta, 2007-

The National Scholars Honors Society, 2007

Phi Kappa Phi, 2006 (Life Member)

Phi Alpha Theta, 2006-

Frances Cabaniss Roberts History Scholarship, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2005-07