Samuel L. Young

Samuel L. Young
Ph.D. Candidate
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Fall 2021 Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00–11:30, and virtually by appointment. 


Dr. Thomas Kidd

Research Interests

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American history, American religious history, history of Protestantism, Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

  • M.A., Historical Theology, Marquette University, 2018
  • B.S.E., Social Studies Education, John Brown University, 2013
  • Roth Paper Prize (Honorable Mention), Mercersburg Society, 2019
  • Graduate School Fellowship, Baylor University, 2018–2023
  • Eagle Scholar Award for Academic Excellence, John Brown University, 2013

Review of John S. Oakes’s Conservative Revolutionaries: Transformation and Tradition in the Religious and Political Thought of Charles Chauncy and Jonathan Mayhew, Society for U.S. Intellectual History (June 23, 2019).

Other Information

Before attending graduate school, Samuel had the opportunity to teach for several years at Liberty High School in the Frisco Independent School District in Frisco, TX. Teaching mostly AP U.S. History, he also coached the UIL Social Studies and Current Events teams for his school. In their spare time, he and his wife Cassie like to spend time outdoors hiking and rock climbing. When not reading for class or research, Samuel enjoys the writings of P.G. Wodehouse, Albert Camus, and Harrison Scott Key.