Dr. Curtis Ellison

Contact Information

Hamilton Campus
Room 532A Mosler Hall
Hamilton, OH 45011
513 785 3230
Curtis Ellison
Title: 

Professor of History Emeritus

Director, Colligan History Project

Education: 

PhD 1970, University of Minnesota

MA, University of Minnesota

BA, University of Alabama

Teaching and Research Interests: 
  • American regionalism and popular culture
  • History of Miami University
Courses Recently Taught: 
  • AMS/HST 213 Appalachia: Cultures and Music
  • AMS/HST 214 History of Miami University
Selected Publications: 
  • General editor, Miami University, 1809-2009: Bicentennial Perspectives, 2009
  • Editor with William Pratt, The Big Ballad Jamboree, A Novel by Donald Davidson, University Press of Mississippi, 1996
  • Country Music Culture: From Hard Times to Heaven, University Press of Mississippi, 1995
Work in Progress: 

Dr. Ellison’s current book project places the social history of Miami University in the context of local culture, national social and economic forces, and the history of higher education since 1809.