Rebecca Duke

Part-Time Faculty, History


301 Sparkman Drive
Roberts Hall
Room 417
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Rebecca Duke is an Alabama native, growing up in the small college town of Jacksonville. She attended Jacksonville State University, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (2005) and Master of Art in History (2009). Her love of art, history, and material culture led her to Middle Tennessee State University to pursue her doctorate in public history. She is currently all but dissertation in the program. Her dissertation explores the use of progressive education in New Deal resettlement communities during the Great Depression, specifically focusing on the Alabama community of Skyline Farms, in Jackson County.

Since 2008, she has worked in the public history field, holding many positions in museums and historic sites. She has served as a board member of the Alabama Museums Association since 2014.

Rebecca resides in Huntsville with her husband, Joseph, and her two boys, one of which is a student at UAH.