Neighbours Lecture Series at MSU to present environmental history author

The Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society and the Kenneth F. Neighbours Lecture Series will present Dr. Mark R. Stoll at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU.

Stoll is Associate Professor of History at Texas Tech University. He has written extensively about environmental history and its connection to religion. His 2015 book, Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism (Oxford University Press), will be the topic of his discussion. He is also the author of Protestantism, Capitalism, and Nature in America (University of New Mexico Press).

Historian and author Dr. Kenneth F. Neighbours was Professor of History at MSU from 1955-1981. He was a native of Fannin County and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He earned his Ph.D. in History from The University of Texas in 1955. Neighbours wrote several books including Robert Simpson Neighbours and the Texas Frontier, 1836-1859, and Indian Exodus: Texas Indian Affairs, 1835-1859.

The lecture is sponsored by the History Department and the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences at MSU. Contact Dr. Whitney Snow at 940-397-4258 or whitney.snow@msutexas.edu for information.