Current Employment:

  • Assistant Professor & Director of Public History, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX


  • PhD, Public History, Middle Tennessee State University, 2016
  • MA, History, West Virginia University, 2012
  • MS, Statistics, Virginia Tech, 2007

Most Recent Publications:

  • “The Edith Lett Papers: West Virginia, The Federal Writers’ Project, and the Everyman Writer.” West Virginia History: A Journal of Regional Studies. New Series, Volume 10, Number 2 (Fall 2016): 111-132.
  • “‘A Good Baseball Club is a Splendid Advertisement for a Town’: Baseball and the New South in Clifton Forge, Virginia.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Volume 124, Number 3 (Fall 2016).

Link to full CV: Howard_CV