Gregg Cantrell, Past President (2013)
Dr. Gregg Cantrell earned his Ph.D. in History from Texas A&M University in 1988.
He taught at Sam Houston State University, Hardin-Simmons University, and the University of North Texas before joining the history department faculty at TCU in August of 2003.
teaches the American history survey courses, plus upper-level and graduate courses in Texas history.
is the author or editor of several books, including The History of Texas and Stephen F. Austin, Empresario of Texas, for which he
won Kate Brooks Bates Award in 2000 for the best book on Texas history up to 1900.
won the H. Bailey Carroll Award for the best article in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly in 2001 and in 2005.
Dr. Cantrell serves on the TCU Press Editorial Advisory Board and is a member of the Philosophical Society of Texas and the Texas Institute of Letters.
He was named a TSHA Fellow in 2008.
blog as he
activities as TSHA President and his
passion for history.