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Kenneth W. Vickers is a native of Middleton, Tennessee. He received his BS degree from the University of North Alabama and his MA and PhD from Mississippi State University. He also holds a Certificate in Campus Sustainability Leadership from the University of Vermont’s School of Continuing Education. Vickers has served as an assistant editor for the Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures and taught as an adjunct instructor at Mississippi State University. He has also taught as a visiting professor of history at the University of North Alabama and the Mississippi University for Women. He is currently Coordinator of the History Program and Associate Professor of History at Martin Methodist College. The University of Tennessee Press published his book, T. S. Stribling: A Life of the Tennessee Novelist in 2004.
Vickers specializes in United States regional and social and cultural history. Courses he frequently teaches include the American West, The American West in Film, The United States since 1945, America and the Vietnam Conflict, Social and Cultural History of the United States, American Environmental History, and Jeffersonian and Jacksonian America. Vickers supports collaborative inter-disciplinary studies, and team teaches the courses Religion in America and American Music and American History. Each year, Vickers tries to attend the Western History Association Annual Conference each fall and the American Society for Environmental History Annual Conference each spring.