‘Everything is Peaches Down in Georgia’: Okie Wins Prize for Dissertation (The Red and Black) | Bowdoin News

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Jun

‘Everything is Peaches Down in Georgia’: Okie Wins Prize for Dissertation (The Red and Black) | Bowdoin News

Visiting Assistant Professor of History Tom Okie was awarded the prestigious Allan Nevins Prize from the Society of American Historians, for his dissertation “Everything is Peaches Down in Georgia: Culture and Agriculture in the American South.”

Okie completed the dissertation in 2012 for his doctoral degree at the University of Georgia. Having spent a fruitful year at Bowdoin, Okie will now begin a position as Assistant Professor at Kennesaw State University this fall.

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