Social Sciences - Associate Professor
Building: 0095 - EGCS ACADEMIC FACILITY
B.A., History, University of Mississippi, 1987.
M.Div., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993.
M.A., History, Mississippi State University, 2005.
Ph.D., History, Mississippi State University, 2013.
A former Baptist clergyman, Dr. Howell has served as a professor of history for the last decade. A nature of Mississippi, Dr. Howell is a student of the history of race, white supremacy, and the black struggle for civil rights. His background in religious studies has fostered keen interest in the concept of diffusion and how ideas from one culture can affect the worldview of another.
American South: Civil Rights Movement, Jim Crow
Religion: Roots and influence of Ancient Judaism and Christianity
Western Civilization: Greece and Rome
Dr. Jeff Howell has been awarded a Governor’s Teaching Fellowship by the University of Georgia.