Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2000-05-04

Samford University history professor Dr. Ginger Frost has been awarded a $4,000 research stipend by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The stipend will fund her summer research trip to Britain, where she will work on a book tentatively titled "As Husband and Wife: Cohabitation in Nineteenth-Century England." During the eight-week trip, she will conduct research in London and at Lancaster and Oxford universities.

She will also present a paper at Oxford Brookes University on the topic "'Repentance, but No Absolution': Eleanor Marx, Free Unions, and the Men's and Women's Club."


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.