Vol. XIV
Summer 2003

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Irish Presbyterians: Church, State, and Rebellion Katherine Matthews
Public Schools' Desegregation in Williamsburg, Kentucky, 1955: Some Preliminary Observations Heather Owens
The Evolution of Peace: The Role of George Mitchell in the Northern Ireland Peace Process Joshua Benton


Katherine Matthews Katherine Matthews is a 2003 graduate of Cumberland College with a major in history. She is from Kingsport, Tennessee and has served as the Attorney General of the Student Government Association this past year. Previously she served as President of Upsilon-Upsilon for a year. The original draft of her paper was written for the Issues in History course, a senior capstone course at Cumberland College.
Heather Owens Heather Owens will graduate from Cumberland College in December 2003 with a major in Business Administration and a minor in history. She is a native of Corbin, Kentucky. The paper contained in this journal is part of a special project being done for Cumberland College.
Joshua Benton Joshua Benton is a rising senior at Cumberland College and is majoring in Political Science and minoring in history. He is a native of Hartford, Kentucky. The original draft of his paper was written for the Historical Methods course, a required course for Political Science majors at Cumberland College.


Comments from the President / Editor Eric Mattingly
Comments from the Advisor Eric L. Wake


Student Editor
Eric Mattingly

Board of Advisors

John Powell, Ph.D., Chairman of the Board of Advisors and Associate
Professor of History
Oline Carmical, Ph.D., Professor of History
Michael Castle, student member of Upsilon-Upsilon
Bruce Hicks, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science
Al Pilant, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History
Alex Tyler, student member of Upsilon-Upsilon
John Van Doorn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science