University of Mississippi

Andy Harper

Andy HarperSouthern Documentary Project
The University of Mississippi
241 Kinard Hall
University, MS 38677
662-915-5917 | acharper@olemiss.edu

Andy Harper is the Director of the Southern Documentary Project and an Instructional Assistant Professor of Southern Studies and Journalism.  Andy holds a B.A. in English from Millsaps College, an M.A. in History from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Ph.D. in History from Northern Arizona University.  Fields of interest include conservation history, national parks, water rights, and food insecurity. Andy teaches documentary and video production classes for the university and ENVS 399, “The Southern Environment: A History of Place and Space” for the Environmental Studies minor.  His latest environmental publication “Conceiving Nature, THE CREATION OF MONTANA’S GLACIER NATIONAL PARK” (Montana, The Magazine of Western HistorySummer 2010) was awarded the 2010 Vivian A. Paladin Award for best article.