jbauer@uab.edu
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Location: Heritage Hall 353
Dr. Bauer studies the social, political, environmental, and urban/suburban history of modern America. She has taught courses on race, gender, and class, US history, and western civilization. She received an MA in history from UAB and recently completed her PhD in history at the University of Houston.
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Samuel D. "Yana" Davis received an MA in History from UAB in May 2012. He earned a BA in English from UAB in 1976 and was one of the first editors of Kaleidoscope in the early 1970s. Following a career in public relations, journalism, and arts radio at various NPR member stations, he returned to Birmingham in 2008 determined to pursue his longtime dream of teaching at the college level. He now works as a part-time instructor in History for UAB and for Jefferson State Community College, and is working on an expanded version of his MA thesis for possible publication by University of Alabama Press.
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Tim Granger received his BA and MA in history from UAB in 2013 and 2016. He focuses on the medieval period, particularly relations between the English monarchy and the church.
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Susan E. (Beth) Hunter is a Credentialed Course Instructor. A life-long Blazer, she received both her Bachelor and Masters degrees in History from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Beth has served as an adjunct professor in the undergraduate program since 2012.
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Kaye Cochran Nail received her History BA and MA from UAB, graduating with academic distinction. Her research interests include Birmingham Jewish women, peace movements, conscientious objectors, Southern social reform, and the 1970s in America. As a credentialed course instructor, she teaches survey classes on US History, World History, and Western Civilization.
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Chris Perry earned his BA and MA in History at UAB, graduating with academic honors. His studies are concentrated on the “two Republics” the Roman Republic and the Early American Republic. He has also studied the history of religion and, most recently, has written several articles on 20th century American politics. Chris previously served as a Police Sergeant and instructed classes on Pressure Point Control Tactics, the tactical use of the expandable baton, and Sexual Harassment and Assault Rape Prevention for women. Prior to his MA he had semi-retired to care for his two children. In his spare time, Chris has documented his journey as an ex-cop, full-time dad, and history geek in his blog The Uber Dad Chronicles.
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Linda H. Smith received her Masters degree in History from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1995, and has been teaching in the history department since 1996. She teaches both American history and Western Civilization survey courses.
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Karen Utz is the Curator and Historian of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham. She has served on various committees including the Southeastern Museum Conference, Society for the History of Technology, Alabama Museum Association, and the Alabama Humanities Foundation (Roads Scholar). Her publications include Work, Family, Faith: Women of the Twentieth Century South and Iron & Steel: A Guide to Birmingham Area Industrial Heritage Sites. Utz has served as an adjunct instructor since 1995.