Vaughn Scribner, Ph.D.    Assistant Professor, University of Central Arkansas  

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Public Scholarship

I am also passionate about reaching a more public audience. Besides publishing a monthly column on the cultural history of men's fashion for the Lawrence Journal World (KS), "Style for the Ages," I also wrote an article on how Lawrence, KS students represented the cultural memory of Quantrill's Raid through a fashion show. New York Times' bestselling author Sarah Vowell linked this article on her personal website. More recently, I have published two pieces for the Junto Blog detailing my struggles to comprehend early modern philosophers' search for mermaids. The Smithsonian Magazine used my findings to create their own article