ian beamish, phd

Ian Beamish, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of History/ Dr. James Wilson/BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Professor in Southern Studies, Co-Director of the Guilbeau Center for Public History

Education: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, M.A., Johns Hopkins University, B.A., University of Alberta 

Teaching Interest: Enslavement, Public History, History of Capitalism, Nineteenth-Century United States 

Email: ian.beamish@louisiana.edu 


brittany cook, phd

Assistant Professor of Geography

Education: PhD, Geography, University of Kentucky

Teaching Interests: Environmental, political, and Middle East geographies and GIS for the Liberal Arts

Areas of Research: Political Ecology, Feminist Theory, Food and Agriculture, and Development

Email: brittany.cook@louisiana.edu


michael martin, phd

Cheryl Courrégé Burguières/Board of Regents Professor in History 

Education: Ph.D., University of Arkansas, B.A. and M. A., University of Southwestern Louisiana 

Teaching Interest: Louisiana, the American South, and public history 

Areas of Research: Modern Louisiana politics and culture 

Email: docmartin@louisiana.edu