Faculty

Dr. Rebecca McIntyre

Lecturer | Reading Initiative Coordinator

Dr. Rebecca McIntyre
615-494-8620
Room 235, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 23, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Departments/Programs

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Alabama (2004)
  • M.S., Troy University, AL (1995)
  • B.A., University of Maryland, College Park (1986)

Areas of Expertise

Historic Memory
History of the American South
History of Tourism
US History

Biography

I am trained as a US historian with an emphasis on the American South. My interests are broad and include history of tourism, identity, race, and women from the colonial period until the Civil Rights movement. I am currently working on a project that examines race, class, and identity through the 1893 trial of two African American men tried for the murder of a prominent Maryland planter. I currently live in Murfreesboro with my husband and three daughters.

Selected Publica...

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I am trained as a US historian with an emphasis on the American South. My interests are broad and include history of tourism, identity, race, and women from the colonial period until the Civil Rights movement. I am currently working on a project that examines race, class, and identity through the 1893 trial of two African American men tried for the murder of a prominent Maryland planter. I currently live in Murfreesboro with my husband and three daughters.

Selected Publications
McIntyre, Rebecca. Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011.

McIntyre, Rebecca. "Learn to Stand Alone: A History of Women" in Leone, Janice, ed. Middle Tennessee State University: A Centennial Legacy. Nashville: Twin Oaks Press, 2011

McIntyre, Rebecca. "Promoting the Gothic South," Southern Cultures, Summer 2005.

Works in Progress
Article on Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald and Tallulah Bankhead for Alabama Women to be published by The University of Georgia Press as part of the Southern Women: Their Lives and Times Series.

Chapter on 1920s in Tennessee and the Nation: The Volunteer State and its Role in American History" to be published by The University of Tennessee Press.

Undergraduate Courses Taught
History 2010, Survey of United States History I
History 2020, Survey of United States History II

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Mailing Address
Department of History
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 23
1301 E. Main Street 
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Main Office
Peck Hall 223

Department Chair
Kevin Leonard

Undergraduate Program
(615) 898-2631

Graduate Program
(615) 898-5798

All Other Inquiries
(615) 898-2631