Named for Professor David H. Bishop upon its completion in 1969, Bishop Hall is home of the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History.
New faculty books from Mikaëla M. Adams, Darren E. Grem, Frances Courtney Kneupper, Charles K. Ross, Douglass Sullivan-González, and Anne Twitty in 2016.
Assistant Professor Mikaëla M. Adams researches Native American history. Her first book, Who Belongs? Race Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South, was published by Oxford University Press in 2016.
In 2015 the department of history was named after Arch Dalrymple III, a Mississippi businessman and UM alum with a passion for history.
New faculty books from Lester Field, Jr., Joshua First, Vivian Ibrahim, Nicolas Trépanier, and Noell Wilson in 2014 and 2015.
Professor Susan Grayzel researches gender and warfare in modern Europe. She is the author of several books, including, most recently, At Home and under Fire Air Raids and Culture in Britain from the Great War to the Blitz, which was published by Cambridge University Press in 2012.
Douglass Sullivan-González, professor of history and Dean of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, researches 19th-century Latin America. His second book, The Black Christ of Esquipulas: Religion and Identity in Guatemala, was published by Nebraska University Press in 2016.
Assistant Professor April Holm researches the Civil War and Reconstruction, Christianity, and slavery and emancipation. Her book A Kingdom Divided: Evangelicals, Loyalty, and Sectionalism in the Civil War Era will be published by Louisiana State University Press in 2017.
John Neff, associate professor of history, directs the Center for Civil War Research. He is the author of Honoring the Civil War Dead: Commemoration and the Problem of Reconciliation.
Ted Ownby (left), professor of history and Southern Studies and the director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, with Charles Reagan Wilson, emeritus Kelly Gene Cook Sr. Chair and professor of history and Southern Studies.
Professor Elizabeth Payne (left), professor of history, who researches American progressivism, women, and religion, with Macey Ferrell, who is featured in Payne's documentary film "Makin' Do."
Charles Ross, professor of history and director of the African American Studies program, researches 20th-century America and sports. His second book, Mavericks, Money, and Men: The AFL, Black Players, and the Evolution of Modern Football was published by Temple University Press in 2016.
Martha Dowd Dalrymple and former Chancellor Dan Jones unveil the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History plaque.
Undergraduate Melody Frierson, law professor Michele Alexandre, history professor Charles Ross, and former history department chair Joe Ward discuss "Race and Pop Culture."
Faculty members (from left) Anne Twitty, April Holm, Jarod Roll, and Zachary Kagan Guthrie at commencement.