BOB BLACKBURN, Ph.D.

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Bob Blackburn, a native Oklahoman, has served as executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society since 1999. He joined the OHS in 1980 as editor of The Chronicles of Oklahoma & became deputy director for agency operations in 1990. Blackburn is a 1973 graduate of Southwest OSU, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree …

MATTHEW SIVILS, Ph.D.

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Matthew Wynn Sivils graduated from OSU with a M.A. in English in 2002 & a Ph.D. in English in 2006. He is a Professor & Associate Chair in the English department at Iowa State University where he teaches a variety of courses on American literature & the environmental humanities. In addition to authoring numerous scholarly …