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Allen E. Tullos

Allen E. Tullos, American studies educator, writer, consultant. American Council of Learned Societies fellow, 1986, Whiting fellow Yale University, 1981-1982, National Museum fellow, 1977-1978, Museum fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, Yale, 1976-1977; recipient Council on International Nontheatrical Events Golden Eagle award, Best Indiana Documentary Public Broadcasting Service.


  • Tullos, Allen E. was born on July 1, 1950 in Alabama, United States. Son of Rolf E. and Dorothy Helena (Hatcher) Tullos.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Alabama, 1973. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1976. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1979.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1985.


    • Field research coordinator Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1975-1976. Teaching assistant Yale University, New Haven, 1977-1979. Editor, consultant Southern Regional Council, Atlanta, since 1982.

      Associate professor American studies Emory University, since 1986. Documentary filmmaker, since 1975. Chair American studies Emory University, Atlanta, 1990-1993. director graduate studies, 1992-1994.


    • Author: Habits of Industry, 1989 (Charles S. Sydnor award 1990). Filmmaker: (documentaries) Being a Joines: A Life in the Brushy Mountains, 1985, A Singing Stream, 1986, Tommie Bass, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Democratic Socialists of America, since 1992. Active Civil Rights. Member American Studies Association, American History Association, Southern History Association.


    • Married Cynthia Dianne Blakeley, August 26, 1988. 1 child, Hannah Rose.
    • father: Rolf E. Tullos
    • mother: Dorothy Helena (Hatcher) Tullos
    • spouse: Cynthia Dianne Blakeley
    • child: Hannah Rose Tullos
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    Born July 1, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1973
      University Alabama
    • 1976
      University North Carolina
    • 1979
      Yale University
    • 1985
      Yale University
    • 1975 - 1976
      Field research coordinator, Smithsonian Institute
      Washington, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      teaching assistant, Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1986
      associate, professor American studies Emory University
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