Adina Johnson Kelley

Ph.D. Candidate
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Advisor: Barry Hankins

Research Interests: Broadly, I am interested in the intersection of religion, culture, and gender in the United States during the twentieth century. Specifically, I am studying the impact of changes in gender norms on evangelical women and their churches from 1940-1965.

Education: B.A. in History, University of Northwestern Saint Paul; M.A. in History, Baylor University

Awards/Fellowships: Lynn E. May Study Grant, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, 2016-2017. Torrey M. Johnson Grant, Billy Graham Center Archives, July 2016. Baylor Graduate School Fellowship (2013-Present); Presidential Scholarship, University of Northwestern Saint Paul, (2006); Deans List, University of Northwestern Saint Paul, (2006-2009); Academic Achievement in Education, University of Northwestern Saint Paul, (2007)


Forthcoming: “'Every Principle of Religion, of Patriotism, and of Humanity': The Civil War, Women, and Independence, Texas” in Slavery, Civil War, and Freedom: Texas Baptists in the Civil War Era, LSU Press, 2016.
Review of Owen Strachan. Awakening the Evangelical Mind: An Intellectual History of the Neo-Evangelical Movement. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015. 238 pp.
“The Queen of Texas Fashion: The Grace Rosanky Putnam Jones Papers.” The Southwestern Archivist 38, no. 2 (May 2013).