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Thomas Kiffmeyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History in the Dept. of History, Philosophy, Politics, Global Studies & Legal Studies (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)
 

Education

  • Ph.D. in History (1998), University of Kentucky
  • MA (1987), Eastern Kentucky University
  • BA (1985), Miami University (Ohio)
 

Courses Taught & Research Interests

  • Research Interests: social movements, popular culture, Kentucky/Appalachian history, southern history and the war on poverty
  • HIS 202 - American Studies
  • HIS 220 - Early American History
  • HIS 250 - Practicing History
  • HIS 301 - Revolution and Early Republic
  • HIS 302 - Age of Jackson
  • HIS 303 - Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIS 311 - Native American History
  • HIS 323 - Kentucky History
  • HIS 325 - Southern History
  • HIS 399 - Popular Culture, Early American Industrialization
  

Service Activities

  • Kentucky Association of Teachers of History
  • Advisor, Phi Alpha Theta
  • Editorial Board, The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
  • Board of Directors, Friends of the Kentucky Public Libraries and Archives
 

Organizations

  • Kentucky Association of Teachers of History
  • Appalachian Studies Association
  • Southern Historical Association
  • Organization of American Historians
 

Selected Publications

  • Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty, University Press of Kentucky, 2008.
  • Ideology Portrayed in Jacksonian Lexington: Politics, Popular Culture, and "Conscious" Language. The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 100 (Winter 2002): 29-57.
  • From Self-Help to Sedition: the Appalachian Volunteers in Eastern Kentucky, 1964-1970. The Journal of Southern History LXIV (February 1998): 65-94. 
 

Contact

309 Rader Hall
606-783-5162
t.kiffmeyer@moreheadstate.edu
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