Tag: Department of History


History Professors Publish Book About Pandemic Year and American Society 

From the August 2022 Desktop News | For most people, the events of 2020 may run together, becoming a long year of several major world events wrapped up into one another: a pandemic, a social justice movement, and more. But Drs. Margaret Peacock and Erik Peterson, both history faculty members at The University of Alabama, […]

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History Professor Publishes Biography of Alabama’s Bankhead Family

From the April 2022 Desktop News | Dr. Kari Frederickson, a professor of history at UA, recently published a biography about the Bankhead family, an Alabama dynasty whose influence spans generations of the state’s history. The book, Deep South Dynasty: The Bankheads of Alabama, explores over eighty years of history, and showcases the rise of […]

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