DUNN, Durwood. American, b. 1943. Genres: Local history/Rural topics. Career: Hiwassee College, Madisonville, TN, instructor in history and political science, 1970-74; University of Tennessee, Knoxville, instructor in history, 1975; Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens, instructor, 1975-77, assistant professor, 1977-79, associate professor, 1979-81, professor of history and political science, 1981-, head of department, 1976-. United Methodist Church, member of Holston Conference Commission on Archives and History, 1984-92. Publications: Cades Cove: The Life and Death of a Southern Appalachian Community, 1818-1937, 1988; (ed.) These Are Our Lives: McMinn Countians in the Twentieth Century, 1992; An Abolitionist in the Appalachian South: Ezekiel Birdseye on Slavery, Capitalism, and Separate Statehood in East Tennessee, 1841-1486, 1997; (ed.) Appalachian Echoes Series, 1997-. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Dept of History and Political Science, Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens, TN 37371, U.S.A.