OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021

T. Michael Parrish

Portrait of T. Michael Parrish

T. Michael Parrish is the Linden G. Bowers Professor of American History at Baylor University where he teaches an undergraduate course on Texas history as well as graduate seminars on the Civil War era. A former president of the Society of Civil War Historians, he is the author of Richard Taylor: Soldier Prince of Dixie (1992) and Brothers in Gray: The Civil War Letters of the Pierson Family (1997), and most recently, a coauthor of Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor, and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement (2017). He also serves as editor or coeditor for book series on the Civil War era with the University of North Carolina Press, Louisiana State University Press, and the University of Arkansas Press.

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