Journalism Professors Chronicle Custer Myth in New Book
Although what really happened to Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his command at the Little Bighorn remains a mystery, the man behind the myth is as inscrutable as his final battle, two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, journalism professors claim in a new book.
Their research reveals that Custer was a self-invented hero long before the fight that made him immortal, and the stories that emerged after his death served the interest of those who wanted to control his memory.
A debate about the “real” Custer was underway even before the public learned about Little Bighorn. Edward Caudill and Paul … Read more “Journalism Professors Chronicle Custer Myth in New Book”
Faculty Trailblazers: CCI Spotlights Bilal, Caudill
UT has recently garnered significant national accolades, including the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ Trailblazer award for retention and graduation rate gains and the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for outreach. These successes are due to the hard work of our innovative employees. Here’s a look at two College of Communication and Information faculty members who are trailblazers in and out of the classroom.
Whether it’s reading a favorite mystery book, watching Criminal Minds, or doing her research, Dania Bilal enjoys trying to figure out how people think and analyzing their behavior.
Bilal is a professor of … Read more “Faculty Trailblazers: CCI Spotlights Bilal, Caudill”