Sarah Craddock is editor of the Southern Historian and third-year doctoral student at The University of Alabama. Sarah studies US history, environmental history, and the American South. Her current research explores the political culture of environmental safety and notions progress in Mobile, Alabama, as it played out in relationships between the pulp paper industry, local authorities, and Mobile residents in the 20th Century.
John Young is assistant editor of the Southern Historian and a PhD candidate working under the direction of Dr. John Giggie in the Department of History at The University of Alabama. His research interests include religious history (in particular, the history and theology of the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement), 19th and 20th century American history, and the history of the U.S. South.
William (Liam) Adkinson
Assistant Web Editor
William (Liam) Adkison is assistant web editor for the Southern Historian and first-year master’s student at The University of Alabama. Liam studies Northern Europe and the Baltic during the Middle Ages, with a particular focus on the Crusades in Latvia and Lithuania. His current research covers the creation of the Swordbrothers of Livonia, as well as their subsequent absorption into the Teutonic Knights.
Assistant Web Editor
Malcolm Cammeron is assistant web editor for the Southern Historian and a first-year master’s student at The University of Alabama. His research interests include history of the U.S. South and African-American history in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Book Review Editor
Tori Jessen is book review editor for the Southern Historian and a second-year PhD candidate at The University of Alabama. Her research interests include history of the U.S. South, including religion, rhetoric and politics in the 20th century.
Social Media Manager / Contributing Review Editor
Aaron Phillips is social media manager and a contributing review editor for the Southern Historian and a first-year PhD student under the direction of Dr. Lesley Gordon. His research focuses on southern Appalachian communities and looks to explore their varying Civil War loyalties and the social and political changes that these regions experienced throughout Reconstruction and into the 20th century.