Vince Lowery is a new faculty member in Humanistic Studies and History.  We thought you might like to know a little more about your professor and colleague, so we asked him a few questions about himself.

Where did you go to college? 

University of Mississippi

Who was your favorite professor and why?

Ted Ownby – open to anything, always thinking outside the box – and Winthrop Jordan – the most challenging professor I have ever encountered who transformed my analytical and writing skills.

You have a PhD in what field?


What did you do your research on? 

Popular Memories of the Ku Klux Klan, 1870s-1920s

What are your current research interests? 

Popular Culture/Memory; New South Boosterism

What courses do you teach? 

US History, African American History, Ethnic Diversity

How would you describe your teaching style?

Energetic, Passionate

What do you like to do for fun? 

Golf, moviegoing (neither of which are done with great frequency), and getting to know Green Bay with my family

What was the last good book you read?

Amy Wood’s Lynching and Spectacle and John Coski’s The Confederate Battle Flag.

If we looked at your playlist what would we find?

Jim James (of My Morning Jacket), Grizzly Bear, The Swell Season