Dr. Martin Olliff Bio:
Dr. Marty Olliff has been the Director of the Wiregrass Archives and an associate professor of history at Troy University Dothan Campus since 2002. He received his PhD from Auburn University in 1998, and served as the Assistant University Archivist there from 1996 until 2002.
Olliff is the editor of The Great War in the Heart of Dixie: Alabama during World War 1 published by the University of Alabama Press in 2008, and author of Getting Out of the Mud: Alabama’s Good Roads Movement and Highway Administration, 1898-1928 scheduled for publication by the University of Alabama Press in Summer 2017.
He also has served as president of the Society of Alabama Archivists, the Alabama Association of Historians, and the Alabama Historical Association. In addition, he sits on the editorial boards of Provenance: Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists, and The Alabama Review: A Quarterly Journal of Alabama History, and the boards of directors of the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Dothan Landmarks Foundation, Inc. (Landmark Park).
January 19 @ 07:00 am
Student Center – Multipurpose Room