Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr.


Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 2006
M.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1999
B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1996

Archer 204B
(409) 880-8510

Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr., studies the cultural history of the early nineteenth-century United States with an emphasis on manliness, expansionism, and frontiers. He has authored The American Elsewhere: Adventure and Manliness in the Age of Expansion (University Press of Kansas, 2017) and More Zeal Than Discretion: The Westward Adventures of Walter P. Lane (Texas A&M University Press, 2008) He also edited The Martial Imagination: Cultural Aspects of American Warfare (Texas A&M University Press, 2013). Dr. Bryan teaches the American surveys as well as courses on U.S. cultural history, Texas, the West, Native America, and the Civil War. He also serves as editor of the Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record. See full c.v. or visit his website, www.jimmylbryanjr.net.