Adina Kelley

Adjunct of History
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Office Hours

M/W/F 9:00-10:30, by appointment.

Specialties/Research Interests
  • Dissertation Title: "The Evangelical Mystique: Conservative Protestant Femininity from 1940-1966"
  • Major Fields: American History 1865-Present, American Religious History
  • Supporting Field: Modern Soviet and Russian History
  • Public History: Oral History and Archival Studies
  • Ph.D. in History, Baylor University, 2019
  • M.A. in History, Baylor University, 2013
  • B. A. in History, University of Northwestern Saint Paul, 2009
  • Lynn E. May Study Grant, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, 2016-2017
  • Torrey M. Johnson Grant, Billy Graham Center Archives, July 2016
Articles in Edited Collections

“'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.


“The Queen of Texas Fashion: The Grace Rosanky Putnam Jones Papers.” The Southwestern Archivist 38, no. 2 (May 2013).

Book Reviews

Review of Finbarr Curtis. The Production of American Religious Freedom, New York University Press, 2016. Journal of Social History.

Review of Owen Strachan. Awakening the Evangelical Mind: An Intellectual History of the Neo-Evangelical Movement. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015. 238 pp.

Courses Taught
  • Teacher of Record, Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, Honors College, Baylor University, Spring 2018
    • BIC 2344: World Cultures IV
  • Teacher of Record, Department of History, Baylor University Fall 2016 and Fall 2017
    • HIS 2366: U.S. History Since 1877
  • Instructor, Department of History, University of Northwestern Saint Paul, Fall 2017 and Fall 2018
    • Online: HIS 1007: Survey of U.S. History
Curriculum Vitae

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