Linda   English

Associate Professor  

Office: ELABS 347B
Phone: (956) 665-3561

Dr. Linda English

Received PhD. in 2005 from University of Oklahoma. Started at UTPA in Fall 2008. Published articles and book (OU Press 2013) on the history of Texas and Indian Territory.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Texas history
    • American West
    • Race, class, gender history (Texas and Am. West)
  • Education

    • PhD, History, The University of Oklahoma, 2005
    • MA, History, University of Calgary, 1999
    • BA, Urban Studies, University of Calgary, 1995
  • Currently Teaching

    HIST 1302 41 - U.S. History II:
    Course Evaluations
    HIST 3333 90L - Texas History:
    Course Evaluations

Selected Publications

  • Linda English. Another Year Finds Me in Texas. Journal of Southern History, 83, no. No.3 August 2017: 700-701.

  • Cynthia Jones, Sandra Hansmann, Anne Stachura, and Linda English. "Boys Will Be Boys," Justified and Philosophy: Think First, Shoot Later. Open Court Publishing, 2015.

  • Linda English. Pesos and Dollars: Entrepreneurs in the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1880-1940 . Southwestern Historical Quarterly , 119, no. No.1 July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2015: 89-90.

  • Linda English. "Southern Reflections: Evolving Attitudes on Race and Region in Indian Territory," Great Plains Quarterly 34, no. No.4 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2014).

  • Linda English. Oysters, Macaroni & Beer: Thurber, Texas and the Company Store . Logan, Utah: Western Historical Quarterly, 45, no. No.2/Summer July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2014: 208-209.

  • Linda English. Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Choice in 20th Century Arizona . Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 117, no. No.4/April April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014: 445-446.

  • Linda English. “Populism in the Midwest and Plains;” “Tenant Farming”. ABC-CLIO, February 2014.

  • Linda English. A People, A Place: The Story of Abilene, Volume 2, The Modern City 1940-2010. Journal of Southern History, 79, no. No.4/Winter November 2013: 1007-1008.

  • Linda English. By All Accounts: General Stores and Community Life in Texas and Indian Territory. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013.

  • Linda English. In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War . Montana, the Magazine of Western History, 63, no. No.4/Winter January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2013: 78-80.

Selected Grants and Fellowships

  • Linda English. Gender & Women's Studies Program, NEH Humanities Initiatives Hispanic-Serving Institutions, $68,000.00 (January 2017 - August 2018)

  • Linda English. UTRGV Faculty Research Council Grant, $2,578.00 (July 2016 - August 2016)

  • Linda English. Anne Hodges Morgan and H. Wayne Morgan Dissertation Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Department of History, $6,000.00 (June 2002 - August 2003)

  • Linda English. Southern Methodist University, Clements-DeGolyer Research Grant (2002), Southern Methodist University, $500.00 (May 2002)

Selected Presentations

  • Linda English. ""Gendered Contestations During the Runaway Scrape"," Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities, Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, New York (June 2017)

  • Linda English. "“’Madam, You Ought to be the Man Such Times as These’”: Gendered Confrontations and the Runaway Scrape"," UTRGV History Colloquium, Dept of History, (November 2015)

  • Linda English. ""Rural Women, War, and the Runaway Scrape"," Rural Women's Studies Assocation Conference, Rural Women's Studies Association, San Marcos, Texas (February 2015)

  • Linda English. "“Community Accounting: General Stores and Rural Life"," 2014 Oklahoma History Conference , Oklahoma Historical Association, Stillwater, Oklahoma (April 2014)

  • Linda English. "“The German Imprint: German Agricultural Settlements in the Texas Hill Country”," Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting, Agricultural History Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada (June 2013)

  • Linda English. "“Emerging Scholarship in the History of Women and Gender in the American West," Western History Association Annual Conference, Western History Association, (October 2012)

  • Linda English. "“Teaching the State and Provincial History Courses in the North American West"," Western History Association Annual Conference, Western History Association, (October 2011)

  • Linda English. "“The Limits of Racial Uplift: White Women and African Americans in Indian Territory”," Western History Association Annual Conference, Western History Association, (October 2010)

  • Linda English. "“General Store Merchants on the Southern Plains: Agents of Change or Continuity?” ," Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, Texas State Historical Association, (March 2010)

  • Linda English. "“Living in the Material World: Food, Clothing, and Space in the American West”," Mid-America Conference, Missouri State University, (October 2009)

Current Courses

HIST 1302 41 - U.S. History II:
Course Evaluations
HIST 3333 90L - Texas History:
Course Evaluations

Previous Courses