BADGER, RODNEY REID, 1942-

Biography:

University professor of American Studies. BornРJuly 31, 1942, Salt Lake City, Utah. ParentsРRodney Jenkins and Phyllis (Snow) Badger. MarriedРLee Wilson, June 10, 1965. ChildrenРTwo. EducationРU.S. Naval Academy, B.S, 1964; U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1968-1970; Syracuse University, M.S., 1974, Ph.D., 1975. Served in the U.S. Navy, 1964-1970; instructor in naval communications at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., 1968-1970. Joined faculty of the University of Alabama in 1974; served as an associate professor of American Studies; director of the American Studies program; assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Member American Studies Association; American Historical Association; Southeastern American Studies Association.  Rockefeller Foundation grant, 1978-1980.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

The Great American Fair; the World’s Columbian Exposition and American Culture. Chicago; Nelson-Hall, 1979.

A Life in Ragtime: A Biography of James Reese Europe.  Oxford University Press, 1995.

Joint_Editor:

Alabama and the Borderlands; from Prehistory to Statehood. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1985.