Hyde, Samuel C., Jr. 1958-

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HYDE, Samuel C., Jr. 1958-

PERSONAL: Born January 25, 1958, in Baton Rouge, LA; son of Samuel C., Sr. and Allie (Johnston) Hyde; married Robin Brown, September 2, 1989; children: Claiborne Alexander, Andrews Samuel. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Tulane University, B.A., 1980; attended Goldsmiths' College, London, 1982, University of Innsbruck, 1983, and University of Munich, 1985-86; University of New Orleans, M.A., 1987; attended University of Bonn, 1989-90; Louisiana State University, Ph.D., 1992. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Episcopal.

ADDRESSES: Home—26541 Debra Dr., Denham Springs, LA 70726. Office—Department of History, Box 10884, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA 70402; fax: 504-549-2151. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, associate professor of history, 1992—, holder of Leon Ford Endowed Chair, 2000—, director of Center for Regional Studies, 1997—. Member of Louisiana Historical Records advisory board.

MEMBER: Southern Historical Association, Gulf South Historical Association, Louisiana Historical Association, Camp Moore Historical Association (president of board of directors, 1993-94), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Florida Parishes Skeet Shooting Association (member of board of directors).

AWARDS, HONORS: Rotary Foundation fellow abroad, 1985; Fulbright fellow, 1989; Newberry fellow, Newberry Library, 1993; award from American Association for State and Local History, 1998.


(Editor, with others) Two Hundred Years a Nation: Aspects of the American Experience, Whittier Press (New York, NY), 1994.

An Unforgotten Silence: Camp Moore, the Confederate Base (documentary television script), broadcast by public television, 1994.

Pistols and Politics: The Dilemma of Democracy inLouisiana's Florida Parishes, 1810-99, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1996.

(Editor and contributor) Plain Folk of the South Revisited, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1997.

(Coeditor) An American Retrospective: People andPlaces from Our Nation's Past, Whittier Press (New York, NY), 1997.

(Coeditor) Carnivals and Conflicts: A Louisiana History, Harcourt (New York, NY), 2000.

Louisiana's Florida Parishes: Securing the Good Life from a Troubled Land (documentary television script), broadcast by public television, 2002.

(Editor) Sunbelt Revolution: The Historical Progression of the Civil Rights Struggle in the Gulf South, 1866-2000, University Presses of Florida (Gainesville, FL), 2003.

(Editor and contributor) Economy, Ecology, War, andIdentity in a Southern Sub-region: Louisiana's Florida Parishes, 1699-2000, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 2003.

Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals, including Journal of Southern History, Journal of American History, Mississippi History, Louisiana History, and Cultural Vistas. Coeditor, Gulf South Historical Review, 1998—.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Defining the Southern Plain Folk; research on the relationship between class conflict and violence in the backwoods South.