Focus on Scholarship: John Bowes
Dr. John Bowes, assistant professor in the Department of History, joined Eastern’s faculty in 2006. He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University and completed both his master’s degree and Ph.D. in history at the University of California at Los Angeles. He spent two years as the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Native American Studies at Dartmouth College. The author of three books, “The Trail of Tears: Removal in the South,” “Black Hawk and the War of 1832: Removal in the North” and “Exiles and Pioneers,” Bowes recently received an NEH Summer Stipend to support research for his fourth book, "Northern Indian Removal: An Unfamiliar History," which comes out in December 2010. Hear what Dr. Bowes has to say about his scholarship in his interview for the Focus on Scholarship webcast series here or by visiting www.library.eku.edu/new/content/scholarship.php.