Paul Mertz

Paul Mertz

Title: Professor Emeritus


Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
M.A, University of Oklahoma
B.A, Philips University


Recent and Southern United States

Select Publications

  • New Deal Policy and Southern Rural Poverty (Baton Rouge; Louisiana State University press, 1978).
  • Review of Lawrence J. Nelson's "King Cotton’s Advocate: Oscar G. Johnston and the New Deal", in Journal of American History, March 2001
  • Entry on John J. Brewbaker in Dictionary of Virginia Biography, vol. 2

Professional Involvement

  • Member of the History Department’s panel on Pearl Harbor, 2001
  • Judge for National History Day, 2001
  • Spoke to high school Advanced Placement students from D.C. Everest for “Paul Aleckson Day”, May 2001

Professional Affiliations

  • Southern Historical Association (SHA)

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