Kimberly R. Kellison

Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
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American South, Civil War and Reconstruction,
Religion in the American South

  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1997
Selected Publications
  • "Men, Women, and the Marriage of the Union: Fourth of July Celebrations in Antebellum Georgia, 1825-1860," The Georgia Historical Quarterly Vol. XCVIII, No. 3 (Fall, 2014):129-154.
  • "South Carolina Baptists, The Primitive-Missionary Schism, and the Revival of the Early 1830s," The South Carolina Historical Magazine Vol. 110, Nos. 3-4 (July-October, 2009): 154-179.
  • "Parameters of Promiscuity: Sexuality, Violence, and Religion in Upcountry South Carolina," in Vale of Tears: New Essays on Religion and Reconstruction, eds. Edward J. Blum and W. Scott Poole (Macon: Mercer University Press, 2005): 15-35.
  • "A Seceding State of Mind: The Antimission Controversy in Upcountry South Carolina, 1820-1860," American Baptist Quarterly Vol. 23, No. 1 (March, 2004): 35-49.
  • "Toward Humanitarian Ends? Protestants and Slave Reform in South Carolina, 1830-1865," The South Carolina Historical Magazine Vol. 3, No. 103 (July, 2002): 210-225. Malcolm C. Clark Award, Best Article for 2002.
Courses taught at Baylor
  • History 2365 History of the United States to 1877
  • History 2366 History of the United States Since 1877
  • History 4340 Southern Identity: Autobiography as History
  • History 4368 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • History 4383 History of the South
  • History 5371 Religion in the American South