Dr. Derrick McKisick

Assistant Professor of History, Undergraduate Advisor
Education: PhD, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 2007
Office: Ferguson Social Sciences Building, 119
Phone: 903-886-5222
Email: Derrick.Mckisick@tamuc.edu

Research Interests
African American and Native American History, Western History

Recent Publications
“History and Symbolism: The Lost Cause and the Confederate Flag.” The American Mosaic: The African American Experience. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2013.

“In the Midst of the ‘Nadir’: Samuel A. McElwee and the Search for Democracy and Freedom” in Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians Vol. 2, Matthew Lynch, ed. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2012: 87-102.

“Henry P. Cheatham and Fusion Politics in North Carolina” in Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians Vol 1, Matthew Lynch, ed. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2012: 69-86.

Review: Between Freedom and Bondage: Race, Party, and Voting Rights in the Antebellum North, by Christopher Malone, The Journal of African American History, Vol. 94, No. 4 (Fall 2009): 573-575.

Review: A Stranger and a Sojourner: Peter Caulder, Free Black Frontiersman in Antebellum Arkansas, by Billy D. Higgins, The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. 109, No. 3 (Jan., 2006): 407-408.

Review: Bones Hooks: Pioneer Negro Cowboy, by Bruce G. Todd, The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. 110, No. 2 (January, 2005): 299-300.

Recent Courses Taught 
U.S. History from 1865
African American History