Editorial Board

History Matters is published by the Department of History at Appalachian State University. However, we do seek book reviews and faculty editorial help from other universities. Students interested in writing reviews of historical works or faculty members interested in being part of the Faculty Editorial Board should contact the editors at historymatters@appstate.edu for more information.



  • Michael Lyday
     Appalachian State University

Associate Editor:

  • Kara Old
     Appalachian State University

Assistant Editors:

  • Kamryn Harris                                                                                                                                                                     Appalachian State University
  • Danny Hazard                                                                                                                                                               Appalachian State University
  • Thomas McLamb                                                                                                                                                               Appalachian State University


Faculty Editorial Board:

  • Dr. Michael Behrent
     European Modern French History
    Appalachian State University
  • Dr. Jeffrey Bortz
     Latin America
    Appalachian State University
  • Dr. Andrea Burns
    African/American/Africana Studies,
    Public History, US History
    Appalachian State University
  • Dr. Craig Caldwell
    Ancient History, Europe
    Appalachain State University
  • Dr. Karl Campbell
    North Carolina and recent US History,
    African-American/Africana Studies, US History
    Appalachian State University
  • Ms. Amy Hudnall
    Genocide, Peace Studies, Trauma
    Appalachian State University
  • Dr. Michael Turner
    British and International History
    Appalachian State University

Faculty Editor:

  • Dr. James Goff, Jr.
    American History
    Appalachian State University



A page of history is worth a volume of logic.
Oliver Wendell Holmes


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