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Minoa Uffelman

Minoa Uffelman


History & Philosophy


Minoa Uffelman, Professor, teaches the US South and Women. Her publications include: The Civil War Letters of Sarah Kennedy, The Diary of Serepta Jordan, Nannie Haskins Williams: One Southern Woman’s Life of Rebellion to Reconstruction and articles, “Teaching Rural History in an Urban Age” in History of Rural America, “’Tomato Clubs as Salvation” in Tennessee Women in the Progressive Era, and “Homer Plessy, Civil Rights Activist,” in The Human Tradition in the Civil Rights Movement. She wrote the History of Food Forward for Tennessee Taproots, Historic Sites and Timeless Recipes.

Her awards include APSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, Art and Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award, Governors Impact Award from Student Affairs, Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, Gen Basil W. Duke Award and the Col. John Montgomery Historic Preservation for the Nannie Haskins Williams Diary, Distinguished Community Service Award, Socrates Award, Advisor of the Year, Exemplary Faculty Affairs Award, Exemplary Faculty Member of the Year, and Excellent Academic Advisor. She was the Phi Alpha Theta advisor for eleven years. Theta-Delta Chapter won Best Chapter of the Year from PAT National for 9 years. Her current research the History of Tennessee United Daughters of Confederacy and editing Constructing Citizenship: Education, Associations, Service, Suffrage ‒ Tennessee Public Women in the Progressive Era.

  • HIST 2010: American History I

  • HIST 2020: American History II

  • HIST 2030: History of Tennessee

  • HIST 4620: The South to 1861

  • HIST 4630: The South Since 1861

  • HIST 4670: Women in American History

  • HIST 5014: US Military and American Society