James L. Moses, Ph.D.
Witherspoon Hall 251
407 West Q Street
Russellville, AR 72801
James Moses specializes in 20th century American cultural, social, and constitutional history. His primary teaching and research interest is the study of aspects of popular culture such as comics, television, and film as a means to more fully understand the evolution of modern American society. Additionally, Dr. Moses teaches and has published in the areas of modern U.S. social history and American legal / constitutional development. He has been at Arkansas Tech since 1999.
Dr. Moses is the author of several articles, most recently "The Jewish Experience in Arkansas: Rabbi Ira Sanders' Quest for Racial and Social Justice, 1926-1963." Pulaski County Historical Review 58 (Fall 2010): 96-116. This article was honored with the Best Article Award for 2010 by the Pulaski County Historical Association as well as the Arkansas Historical Association's Best Biography Award of 2010. He is completing final editing for his book manuscript William O. Douglas: A Public Life, writing an article on Superman in American life, and has begun a new research project on the changing dynamics of American society in the 1970s as seen through television situation comedies.