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Philippe Girard is back at McNeese after holding a research fellowship at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard University during the Fall 2014 semester.  Stop by and welcome him back! Michael Smith will continue to serve as interim Head of the History Department for Spring 2015.

Publishing News

Michael Smith's new book The 1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign: The Finishing Stroke was published by Praeger Publishing July, 2014. 

Dr. Crawford recently published The Fight for Status and Privilege in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile, 1465-1598 (Penn State University Press, 2014).

Oxford University Press published Dr. Girard's commentary on and translation of the Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture's account of his own life. The Memoir of General Toussaint Louverture (2014).

Dr. Smith coedited This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War Era North (Fordham University Press, 2013).

Jacket cover image for Dr. Smith's This Distracted and Anarchical People

Dr. Allured published the book Lake Charles with the series Images of America titled Lake Charles (February, 2012).