Dr. Lesley Gordon

Dr. Lesley Gordon

Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History and Southern Historian Primary Advisor

The Southern Historian is privileged to have the financial, techical, and moral support of Dr. Lesley Gordon. As our main advisor, Dr. Gordon has shared her extensive experience running the journal Civil War History.  As the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History, she has also generously sponsored our editorial staff’s expenses to conferences, as well as supporting other operational expenses. She continues encourage our endeavors, and we are so grateful to have her sponsorship and advice.

Dr. Joshua Rothman

Dr. Joshua Rothman

Professor of History, Department Chair and Southern Historian Advisor

Joshua Rothman chairs the history department at the University of Alabama, where he is also a professor of history specializing in nineteenth-century America and the history of race and slavery.

Dr. Kari Frederickson

Dr. Kari Frederickson

Professor of History and Southern Historian Advisor

Kari Frederickson is professor of history at The University of Alabama, specializing in the 19th and 20th century South and political and African-American history.

Dr. John M. Giggie

Dr. John M. Giggie

Associate Professor, Director of the Summersell Center for the Study of the South and Southern Historian Advisor

John Giggie is associate professor of history at The University of Alabama and director of the Summersell Center for the Study of the South specializing in the American South, African American history, and American religious history.

Paul Wright

Paul Wright

Director of the Office of Student Media and Southern Historian Advisor

Traci Mitchell

Traci Mitchell

Assistant Director of Business Operations for the Office of Student Media

Terry Siggers

Terry Siggers

Coordinator of Broadcast and Digital Media for the Office of Student Media