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Dr. Russell Pryor

Dr. Russell Pryor is an Assistant Professor of History with a Ph.D from Carnegie Mellon University. Reach him at or 229-391-5086
Dr. Pryor chose ABAC because of its small size, emphasis on student-centered education, location, and its interdisciplinary Rural Studies Program. He’s from South Georgia was also excited to return home.
Academic Expertise:
Dr. Pryor holds a Ph.D. in Social and Cultural History from Carnegie Mellon University (2013). He specializes in modern U.S. and world history, particularly labor, food, and capitalism, and is completing a book manuscript on the history of the U.S. chicken industry. He teaches courses on U.S. and world history, food, and social movements.