Barbara Hensley Shepard
Longwood University
212 W. Ruffner
Farmville, VA 23909
(434) 395-2294
455 Taro Road
Cullen, Virginia 23944
(434) 542-4170 - Horne
(540) 391-4731)- Cell
University of Mississippi
Doctoral Candidate
Expected date of completion: Fall 2011
Major: U S History through 1865
Minor: Early Modem Europe
Minor: Southern History
James Madison University
Master of Arts, 1988
Major: History (U S)
Longwood College
Bachelor of Arts, 1995
Major: History
Teaching and
Colonial U S through Early National Period
History of the South
Virginia History
History of Southside Virginia
U S Social and Intellectual
Tudor-Stuart England
Georgian England
August 2002 -present
Lecturer /Adjunct
Courses taught:
History of Western Civilization
Tudor-Stuart England
United States History
U S Nineteenth-Century Social and Intellectual History
Victorian England
Renaissance and Reformation
Randolph Henry High School
Courses taught:
United States History (Dual Enrollment)
Political Science (Dual Enrollment)
August 1999-May 2001
University of Mississippi
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Lectured, led discussion groups, graded
maintained attendance and grading records
May 1997-December 1998 James Madison University
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Taught World History, led discussion groups, created and
graded examinations, maintained attendance and grading
March 1984-July 1991
U S Postal Service
Various positions, ranging from Postmaster, Supervisor
Mail Processing to distribution/window clerk
Work in all aspects of mail delivery and processing, except
actual delivery. Managed up to 20 employees and met all
required budget and time restraints.
Study Abroad Scholarship 1994
University of Bath
Bath, England
Carlton B. Smith Award 1998
James Madison University
Professional Affiliations
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Charlotte County Museum – Board Member
Southern Historical Association
Research Interests
Little “r” Republicanism
Politics in the Early National Period
Colonial Virginia through the Age of Jackson
The Randolphs of Virginia