EOA is a collaborative effort involving many people who have provided invaluable help. These people include:


EOA Editorial Staff

  • Claire Wilson, Editor and Production Manager
  • Christopher Maloney, Editor
  • Laura Newland Hill, Communications and Outreach Manager


EOA Advisory Council

  • Laura Anderson, Alabama Humanities Alliance
  • Connie Bain, Ph.D., Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology
  • Zanice Bond, Ph.D., Tuskegee University
  • Joey Brackner, Folklorist
  • Thomas "T.C." Coley, Tallapoosa County Commissioner
  • Susan Dubose, Ph.D., Social Studies Educator
  • Keith H├ębert, Ph.D., Auburn University
  • Chuck Holmes, Alabama Humanities Alliance
  • Kelly Kazek, Red Clay Media
  • Jay Lamar, Humanities Scholar
  • Cliff McCollum, Baldwin County Legislative Delegation
  • Derryn Moten, Ph.D., Alabama State University
  • Steve Murray, Alabama Department of Archives & History
  • Howard Robinson, Ph.D., Alabama State University
  • Lee Sentell, Alabama Tourism
  • Aaron Trehub, Auburn University Libraries
  • J. D. Wilson, University of Alabama Press
  • Michelle Wilson, Ph.D., Helena High School

Founding EOA Advisory Council

  • Jeremy Arthur
    President, Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama
  • Donna Cox
    Editor-in-Chief, Alabama Heritage
  • Bob Blalock
    Senior Communications Strategist, Alabama Power Company
  • Joey Brackner
    Executive Director, Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
  • Nettie Carson-Mullins
    Education Specialist, Alabama Department of Education
  • Armand DeKeyser
    Executive Director, Alabama Humanities Foundation
  • Ralph Foster
    Director, Office of Public Service, University Outreach, Auburn University
  • Al Head
    Executive Director, Alabama State Council on the Arts
  • Peter Hlebowitsh
    Dean of the College of Education, University of Alabama
  • Mary Hubbard
    Independent Education Advisor
  • Jay Lamar
    Executive Director, Alabama Bicentennial Commission
  • Bonnie MacEwan
    Dean of University Libraries, Auburn University
  • Deborah Morowski
    Assistant Professor, College of Education, Auburn University
  • Steve Murray
    Director, Alabama Department of Archives and History
  • Robert Olin
    Dean of College of Arts & Sciences, University of Alabama

Former Staff

A special thanks is offered to former staff members and partners who helped create EOA.

Wayne Flynt, editor-in-chief emeritus; Robert J. Jakeman, editor emeritus; Steve Murray, managing editor; Ben Berntson, production editor; Robert Stewart, former Executive Director, Alabama Humanities Foundation; Dan Ross, former Director, University of Alabama Press; Justin Dubois, media editor; Bliss Bailey, Executive Director, Auburn University Office of Information Technology, Jeremy Goslin, independent technology consultant; Mike Merrill, independent technology consultant; Mark Durant, independent technology consultant; Charles King, independent technology consultant; Susan Abram, graduate research assistant; Patricia Hoskins Morton, graduate research assistant; Michael Zarafonetis, graduate research assistant; Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis, freelance editor; Dana Chandler, graduate research assistant; Donna Siebenthaler, graduate research assistant; Koy Carraway, graphic artist; Jonathan W. Lartigue, graduate research assistant; Midge Coates, metadata consultant; John Hardin, graduate research assistant.

The EOA staff is grateful for the continuing support of Auburn University's Office of Information Technology and Office of University Outreach.


Founding EOA Consulting Editors

The staff also wishes to thank:

  • Bryding Adams
  • Margaret Armbrester
  • Leah Atkins
  • Richard Bailey
  • Philip Beidler
  • Brooks Blevins
  • Joey Brackner
  • Kathryn E. Holland Braund
  • Dan Burton
  • Wilson Fallin
  • Robert Gamble
  • James R. Hansen
  • Gordon Harvey
  • Bert Hitchcock
  • Harvey H. Jackson III
  • Greg Jeane
  • Charles Martin
  • Charles C. Mitchell, Jr.
  • Clarence Mohr
  • David Morgan
  • Sandra Bridges Newkirk
  • Anne Permaloff
  • Doug Phillips
  • W. Craig Remington
  • Lynne A. Rieff
  • Marlene Rikard
  • Frances Robb
  • Samuel L. Webb
  • A. J. Wright

Rusty the Dog

Courtesy of the the George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Rusty the Dog

Native American Foods

From The Table is Laid, copyright Rebeka Ceravolo 2011, all rights reserved
Native American Foods

Old Alabama Town Tour

Courtesy of Southern Progress, Inc.
Old Alabama Town Tour

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Courtesy of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center/Space Camp
U.S. Space & Rocket Center