Professor of History
Owens Hall 313
OBU Box 61201
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804
Dr. Carol Humphrey’s interest in history is apparent in her lively discussions on the press’ role during war time. She has received numerous awards for her papers through the American Journalism Historians Association. She also has served as a manuscript reviewer for various journals and publishers. She is the author of numerous published articles as well as seven books on topics such as the Revolutionary War, The War of 1812, and the role of New England Newspapers during the American Revolution. Dr. Humphrey is the historian for the Shawnee chapter of Habitat for Humanity. She is also an active member of First Baptist Church in Shawnee where she is a member of the sanctuary choir and works as the church clerk.
Member, American Journalism Historians Association, Secretary since 1998
Member, Organization of American Historians
Grader, ETS Advanced Placement US History Exams, 1993-present
Debating Historical Issues in the Media of the Time: The Revolutionary Era. Greenwood Press, 2003.
The Press of the Young Republic, 1783-1833. Volume 2 of The History of American Journalism, edited by William David Sloan and James D. Startt. Greenwood Press, 1996.
This Popular Engine: The Role of New England Newspapers During the American Revolution. University of Delaware Press, 1992.
The American Revolution and the Press: The Promise of Independence . Northwestern University Press, forthcoming 2012.