Vernon L. Williams
Vernon L. Williams (Ph.D. in American Military and Naval History, Texas A&M) has been with the Department of History since 1989. Dr. Williams is the author of numerous books, chapters in books, articles, and conference presentations. He teaches several courses for the Department that include: War and Society, World War II, the American West, U.S. Since 1920, Historical Documentary Production, Public History Field School and Texas History. Dr. Williams also directs a number of public history projects where students gain valuable experience in applied history work. These projects include oral history, archival operations, museum fabrication and exhibition, historical archaeology, and historic preservation.
Most recently Dr. Williams continues to direct the East Anglia Air War Project, an oral history and preservation project that focuses on the human side of the air war against the Axis Powers in World War II.