Nathan Smith


Nathan Smith

Roy V. Scott Graduate Assistant



I am a first-year doctoral student from Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. I am interested in Southern U.S. history, specifically the intersection of Civil Rights, sports and higher education. Currently, my research focuses on the University of Mississippi during the first half the 1970s.


Ph.D. History, Mississippi State University, 2018 – Current
M.A. History, Iowa State University, 2016 – 2018
B.A. History, Iowa State University, 2009 – 2014

Academic Career

Teaching Assistant, Early U.S. History, Mississippi State University, Fall 2018
Teaching Assistant, Iowa History, Iowa State University, Spring 2018
Teaching Assistant, U.S. History I, Iowa State University, Fall 2017

Honors & Awards

Roy V. Scott Graduate Assistantship, Mississippi State University, 2018-present
Graduate Assistantship, Iowa State University, 2017-2018

Professional Associations

Member, Southern Historical Association

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