Dr. Whitney Snow
» Assistant Professor
Twentieth-Century U.S., Southern, Rural, Agricultural, Labor, Science, Environmental, Oral
|Semester||Course #||Section||Course Name||Location||Days / Times|
|Details||Spring 2015||HIST 6003||Seminar in Rural American History||O'Donohoe Hall 231||
|Details||Spring 2015||HIST 1133||201||Survey American History to 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Spring 2015||HIST 1133||202||Survey American History to 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Fall 2014||HIST 5383||101||Popular Culture||Prothro-Yeager Hall 202||
|Details||Fall 2014||HIST 3383||101||Popular Culture||Prothro-Yeager Hall 202||
|Details||Fall 2014||HIST 1133||103||Survey American History to 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Fall 2014||HIST 1133||104||Survey American History to 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Fall 2014||HIST 1133||105||Survey American History to 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Spring 2014||HIST 5143||201||New South||Prothro-Yeager Hall 202||
|Details||Spring 2014||HIST 4143||201||New South||Prothro-Yeager Hall 202||
|Details||Spring 2014||HIST 1233||207||Survey American History since 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Spring 2014||HIST 1233||206||Survey American History Since 1865||Bolin Hall 127||
|Details||Spring 2014||HIST 1233||205||Survey American History Since 1865||D.L. Ligon Coliseum 223||
|Details||Fall 2013||HIST 1233||101||Survey American History Since 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Fall 2013||HIST 1133||101||Survey American History to 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|Details||Fall 2013||HIST 1133||105||Survey American History to 1865||Martin Hall 108||
|Details||Fall 2013||HIST 1133||106||Survey American History to 1865||Prothro-Yeager Hall 103||
|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|
|Institution||Position||Start Date /||End Date|
|Mississippi State University||Graduate Teaching Assistant||2008-Aug||2013-May|
|Midwestern State University||Assistant Professor||2013-Aug||Present|
Journal and Magazine Publications:
"A Great Dream for this Valley: Louis Bromfield and Wichita Falls Malabar Farm, 1949-1954." Submitted to the Southwestern Historical Quarterly (accepted/forthcoming April 2016).
"Bound by Blood and Feud: The Murders of John, Arnold, and General William Brantley." Submitted to the Journal of East Texas History (accepted/forthcoming).
“Pink Clouds in Dixie: The Southern Tung Oil Industry.” Submitted to The Journal of Mississippi History (accepted/forthcoming).
“Arab’s Poke Salat Festival.” Alabama Living 68, no. 5 (May 2015): 16.
“L-Rancho still going, so guess what else, too.” Good Life Magazine: Marshall County (Summer 2015): 10.
“Cornel Wilde and Cathedral Caverns.” Alabama Heritage no. 116 (Spring 2015): 58-59.
"Tung Oil." KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana. Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Article published October 17, 2014. http://www.knowla.org/entry/1462/&view=summary
“Industry Rising: Madison County Cotton Mills, 1809-1885.” Huntsville Historical Review 39, no. 2 (Fall 2014): 23-37.
"Ornamental, crop or invasive: The history of the Empress (Paulownia) in the USA." Forests, Trees and Livelihoods (Sep 2014): 1-12. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/IGBBFuZ6xi2d8JNgxFbu/full
"Cherishing Wilderness? The Toll of Tourism on The Great Smoky Mountains National Park" (1,000 word essay). In Earth's Landscape: An Encylopedia of the World's Geographic Features edited by Joyce Quinn. ABC-CLIO, 2015.
"Tung Trees in Alabama." Alabama Heritage no. 112 (Spring 2014): 58-59.
"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 Foward? 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.
Hodges, Dave. "Reviving an Industry." Tallahassee Democrat, September 4, 2013.
Aleman, Lazaro. "Why the Tung Oil Industry Might be Making a Comeback." 850: The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida (Oct-Nov 2014).
Conferences, Forums, Colloquiums, and Workshops
"Attendee, Symposium for History Undergraduate Research, Starkville, MS, May 1-2, 2015.
"The Dream that Failed: Louis Bromfield and Wichita Falls Malabar Farm, 1949-1954," Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April 28, 2015.
Getting Started with Oral History On-Line Workshop, Baylor University, April 1, 8, 2015.
Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Digital Humanities Workshop, University of Mary Washington, Arlington, VA, March 6-7, 2015.
“Ambitious Youth: Andrew Jackson’s Quest for Honor in the Interstate Slave Trade,” Southern Historical Association 80th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 13-16, 2014.
“Pink Clouds in Dixie: Tung Tree Tourism in the Gulf South,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Galveston, TX, October 9-11, 2014.
“American Tung Oil: A Cultural Remaking,” Agricultural Historical Society Conference, Provo, UT, June 19-22, 2014.
Attendee, Symposium for History Undergraduate Research, Starkville, MS, May 2-3, 2014.
“‘No Wilderness Left to Cherish’: The Toll of Tourism on The Great Smoky Mountains National Park,” Midwestern State University’s 5th Annual Scholarship Colloquium, Wichita Falls, TX, April 24-25, 2014.
Attendee, Southwest Social Sciences Association, San Antonio, TX, April 17-19, 2014.
Chair (2 panels), Northeast Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta History Conference, Denton, TX, April 5, 2014.
“The Empress Tree: Paulownia tomentosa and its Transition from Blessing to Bane over the Course of the Twentieth Century,” Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, 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.
Attendee, Southern Historical Association 78th Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL, November 1-4, 2012.
Attendee, Morrill Land-Grant Conference, Starkville, MS, October 3-6, 2012.
“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 10, 2010.
Zacharie Barber, "Crimson Magnolia: Violence, Bloodshed, and the Deterioration of Justice in Mississippi" (master's thesis, Midwestern State University, 2015).