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Arlin MigliazzoArlin Migliazzo

300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4367
Fax: 509.777.None listed
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Ph.D. Washington State University
M.A. Northern Arizona University
B.A. Biola University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Recent American history; colonial South; higher education

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Books: To Make This Land Our Own: Community, Identity, and Cultural Adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865 (University of South Carolina Press, 2007); editor of the books Teaching as an Act of Faith: Theory and Practice in Church-Related Higher Education (2002) and Lands of True and Certain Bounty: The Geographical Theories and Colonization Strategies of Jean Pierre Purry (2002).

Other publications include: an essay, "Expo '74: The International Exposition on the Environment," revised and updated, in Historical Dictionary of the World's Fairs and Expositions, 1851-1988, revised edition (McFarland Press, 2008); readers report, "Moravian Missionaries, Planters, and Slave Resistance in Colonial South Carolina," solicited by the editor of the William and Mary Quarterly (revised edition 2009); review of Una Storia Segreta: The Secret History of Italian American Evacuation and Internment During World War II, by Lawrence DiStasi, in The Journal of the West (2008); review of book manuscript Maroon Communities in South Carolina by Timothy James Lockley, at the request of the University of South Carolina Press (2007).

Articles: "The Vocation of the Presbyterian Teacher: A Select Annotated Bibliography" in Duncan S. Ferguson and William J. Weston, Eds., Called to Teach: The Vocation of the Presbyterian Educator (2003); co-wrote with Dale E. Soden "Whitworth College: Evangelical in the Reformed Tradition" in Models for Christian Higher Education: Strategies for Survival and Success in the Twenty-First Century (1997).

Selected to participate in the seminar, "Slavery: Scholarship and Public History," at Columbia University, sponsored by the Gilder-Lehrman Institute (2006).

Presentations include: "The Education of Henrietta Mears: A Fundamentalist in Transition," at the annual Baptist History and Heritage Conference, Dallas Baptist University (2011); "Public History for Undergraduates: Teaching, Mentoring, and Program Development," at the National Council on Public History Annual Conference, Portland, Ore. (2010); "Teaching as an Act of Faith," faculty forum workshop, Concordia University, Portland (2007); "'To Serve and to Protect:' Purrysburg Township, South Carolina and the Defense of the Southern Frontier," Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting (2004); "The Epistemological Paradox of Western Education," Baylor University Conference on Christianity and the Soul of the University (2004); "Teaching (and Learning) as an Act of Faith," faculty workshop, Xavier University of New Orleans (2004).

Selected for inclusion in Who's Who in America (2008), Contemporary Authors (forthcoming) and in Who's Who Among America's Teachers and Educators (2007). Member of the Spokane City/County Historic Landmarks Commission (2004-present).

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