Associate Dean of Matt Locke
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of History
Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Angela Boswell (Ph.D., Rice University) currently serves as the associate dean of arts and sciences and professor of history at Henderson State University, Arkansasís public liberal arts university. She teaches courses in early American history and American womenís history. She is currently serving as President of the Southern Association for Women Historians. Her areas of research are southern womenís history and Texas womenís history. She is the author of Her Act and Deed: Womenís Public Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-1873 (2001), winner of the Liz Carpenter Award. She has also co-edited two collections of essays on southern womenís history: Women Shaping the South: Creating and Confronting Change (with Judith McArthur, 2006) and Searching for Their Places: Women in the South across Four Centuries (with Thomas H. Appleton, Jr., 2003). Her newest publication is collection of essays co-edited with Deborah M. Liles, Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi (expected fall 2016). Boswell is also finishing writing a narrative history of Texas women to be published in 2017 or 2018.