Samuel J. Kelley

PhD student (expected 2020)
Advisor: Barry Hankins
Research Interests: My interests lie at the crossroads of 20th-century American religious history, cultural history, and the global dimensions of U.S. history, in particular the relationship between the U.S. and East Asian countries. My intended dissertation will study American Protestants' responses to developments in China and changes in U.S.-China relations in the period 1920 to 1970.
Education: B.A. in History and Philosophy, Boise State University (Boise, ID); M.A. in History, Boise State University.
Awards/Fellowships: Guittard Fellowship, Baylor University (2016-2017); Graduate School Fellowship, Baylor University (2016-2020); Graduate School Fellowship, Boise State University (2012-2013).
"Augustine's Model of the Two Cities in the Historiography of George M. Marsden," Fides et Historia 48 (Summer/Fall 2016): 1-20.
Miscellaneous: Before coming to Baylor I worked for two years as a high school Latin teacher and taught a course on globalization at my alma mater.