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Phillip Stone <email@example.com>
Current research areas involve studying the politics of economic development in 20th century South Carolina. I am also interested in the South since Reconstruction and in modern American history.
|Address:||Sandor Teszler Library
429 N. Church St.
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-SC
Review Editor for H-SC
Reviewer for H-Pol
Reviewer for H-South
Reviewer for H-Southern-Industry
|Reviews:||Nationalizing the South's Politics
Union Activists and Civil Rights in Birmingham
A Look Back at the Millways of Kent
The Sunbelt, with a Foreign Accent
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Archivist of Wofford College, 1999-present, also teach a course in southern politics and have co-taught South Carolina history.
PhD, history, University of South Carolina, 2003
(major in modern America, minors in colonial America, middle period America, and public history-archives) Dissertation: Making a Modern State: The Politics of Economic Development in South Carolina, 1938-1962, under the direction of Lacy Ford.
MA, history, University of Georgia, 1996
Thesis: From Yellow Dog Dominance to Republican Rule: The Emergence of a Republican Political Majority in Spartanburg County, SC, 1980-1994, under the direction of Bryant Simon.
BA, history and government, magna cum laude, Wofford College, 1994
Author of Wofford College, a campus history series book published by Arcadia in 2011.
Co-editor, Wofford: Shining With Untarnished Honor, 1854-2004.
"Wofford College in World War II" in When The Soldiers Came to Town, Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Writers Group, 2004.
“Olin D. Johnston,” in Textile Town, Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Writers Group, 2002.
Eight articles in the South Carolina Encyclopedia, (University of South Carolina Press, 2006) including “Richard Manning Jefferies,” “Wofford College,” “State Development Board,” “Robert M. Figg,” “Public Service Authority,” "Thomas H. Pope," "Clement F. Haynsworth," and "Bond Bill of 1929"