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.
Dr. Howell spent the first 15 years of his professional career as a Baptist minister and the last ten as a college instructor. As a native of Mississippi, Dr. Howell has a deep interest the history of race, white supremacy, and the black struggle for civil rights. As a student of religious studies, Dr. Howell has a keen interest in the concept of diffusion and how ideas from one culture can affect the worldview of another.
He is the author of Hazel Brannon Smith the Female Crusading Scalawag (2017, University Press of Mississippi) and a coauthor on the US History textbook, The American Road, Volume I (2015, Kendall Hunt) and the Western Civilization textbook, Our Western World, Volume I and II (2017, Kendall Hunt).
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.
Lindsey Howell has been awarded a grant from the National Sciences Foundation for undergraduate research.
EGSC Biology major Lindsey Howell recently attended a workshop at Georgia Tech.
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