S. Jonathan Bass

S. Jonathan Bass

Professor and Chair, University Historian

Howard College of Arts and Sciences

History

Office: Beeson Hall 103A
Email: sjbass@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-4133

Fairfield, Ala., native S. Jonathan Bass holds a B.S., M.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. He joined Samford's faculty in 1997. His book, "Blessed are the Peacemakers: Martin Luther King, Jr., Eight white religious leaders and the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D., The University of Tennessee

Expertise

  • Recent America and South
  • Civil Rights
  • Alabama
  • Legal History