Department of History and the American Studies
at the University of Tennessee joins The Housing Hour this week to share his passion for history, writing, and research on the history of the University of Tennessee. Dr. Hutton explains the humble beginnings of the university and how it prevailed through the turbulent time of the Civil War.
History of The University of Tennessee
Post Civil War Reconstruction
Jim Crow Laws
Dr. Hutton teaches class in the Department of History and the American Studies curricula, with specializations in the American South and Appalachia. He is currently researching the private security industry in Progressive Era Appalachia, with special emphasis on the relationship between Jim Crow and southern capitalism.
Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 2009
Also, order Dr. Hutton Book
“Bloody Breathitt”: Politics & Violence in the Appalachian South (University Press of Kentucky, 2013)