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Popham, Mary

Mary Popham

  • Name(s)
    • Mary Popham
  • Date of Birth
    • 1942
    • Culvertown, Nelson County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Culvertown, Nelson County, Kentucky
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.F.A., Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Life Events
    • Historian for the Kentucky Corn Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
    • Newsletter Editor and Events Coordinator for The Cherokee Roundtable writers group in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Nominated for a Pushcart Prize for "Home for Christmas: Bardstown, Kentucky, 1910" which was published in Christmas is a Season! 2009.
    • Master Service Awards for Customer Service, GE Company
  • Employment
    • GE Company
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer

Popkin, Jeremy D.

  • Name(s)
    • Jeremy D. Popkin
    • Jeremy David Popkin
  • Date of Birth
    • December 19, 1948
    • Iowa City, Iowa
  • Residences
    • Iowa City, Iowa
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1977
    • A.M., Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971
    • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1970
  • Life Events
    • Member of the American History Association
    • Member of the Society of French History Studies
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Named Distinguished Professor, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences, 1995-1996
    • J.S. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 1992-1993
    • Fulbright Foundation Fellowship (France), 1991-1992
    • National Humanities Center Fellowship
    • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship, 1988-1989
    • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Summer Seminar for College Teachers, 1987
    • Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowship
    • Max-Planck Institute fur Geschichte, 1985
    • Newberry Library Fellowship, 1983
  • Employment
    • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1978-
      • William T. Bryan Chair of History
      • T. Marshall Hahn, Jr. Professor of History
    • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1977-1978
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Historian
    • Writer

Potter, Tammy Horn

Tammy Horn Potter

Photo: Bee Culture

  • Name(s)
    • Tammy Horn Potter
    • Tammy Horn
  • Date of Birth
    • 1968
    • Harlan County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Harlan County, Kentucky
    • Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in American Literature, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1997
    • B.A. in English, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky, 1990
    • Estill County High School, Irvine, Kentucky
    • Crazy Horse Elementary School
  • Life Events
    • President of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association
    • President of the Eastern Apiculture Society
    • Director of the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Kentucky State Beekeeping Association Lifetime Achievement Award
    • North American Pollinator Protection Advocate Award, 2010
    • KSBA Beekeeper of the Year Award
    • National Endowment of Humanities Chair of Appalachian Studies at Berea College, 2006
  • Employment
    • Kentucky State Apiarist, 2014-present
    • Director of Coal Country Beeworks at Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 2007-2014
    • National Endowment of Humanities Chair of Appalachian Studies, Berea College, 2006-2007
    • English Professor at the University of West Alabama, Eastern Kentucky University, and Berea College
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Apiarist
    • Writer

Powell, Robert A.

Robert A. Powell

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  • Name(s)
    • Robert A. Powell
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Powell County, Kentucky
    • Hudson, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
    • Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Jesse Stuart Award, Kentucky Association of School Librarians, 2015
    • Named Author of the Year, Kentucky School Librarians, 1985
    • An original Kentucky Heritage Artist, 1972
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Historian
    • Teacher
    • Photographer
    • Speaker
    • Artist

Powlas, Joe

Joe Powlas

  • Name(s)
    • Joe Powlas
  • Date of Birth
    • April 8, 1927
    • Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Date of Death
    • January 21, 2016
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Salisbury, North Carolina
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Booneville area, Owsley County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Louisville Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina
    • Crossnore High School, Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1996
    • Crossnore School Alumnus of the Year Award, 1993
    • Shepherd of the Hills Humanitarian Award, 1974
  • Employment
    • Cow Creek Presbyterian Church, Cow Creek, Kentucky
    • Booneville Presbyterian Church, Booneville, Kentucky
    • Indian Creek Presbyterian Church, Booneville, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Pastor
    • Writer