Lore Kephart

The History Department and The Art History Program

The History Department has established a Distinguished Historians Lecture Series in memory of Lore Kephart '86 through an endowment to the University by her husband Horace L. Kephart. The first Lecture was given in September 2009 by James McPherson Ph.D., the George Henry Davis '86 Professor Emeritus of United States History at Princeton University and the 2003 president of the American Historical Association. Along with other historical lectures throughout the year presented by the department, the Kephart series will have a featured speaker every Fall semester.  See the "History Lecture Series" for information on the any upcoming lectures.

Richard White

Annual Kephart Lecture - Featured Richard White, PhD, October 1, 2015

This year's Kephart Lecture speaker was Richard White, a Pulitzer-Prize nominated historian specializing in the history of the American West, Environmental history, and Native American history. He is the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History at Stanford University. His topic was: "The Late Great Environmental Crisis of the Gilded Age: A Success Story." Coverage of the event can be viewed here!





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