2017 Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Scott Marler Associate Professor, Department of HistoryDr. Scott P. Marler, Associate Professor, Department of History

Scott P. Marler (Ph.D., Rice University, 2007), a former editor at the Journal of Southern History, is associate professor of history at the University of Memphis, where he joined the faculty in 2007. His book, The Merchants' Capital: New Orleans and the Political Economy of the Nineteenth-Century South (Cambridge University Press, 2013), was awarded the Leila and Kemper Williams Prize for the best book in Louisiana history. He teaches a wide variety of courses at the U of M, mostly in American, Atlantic, and economic history.