Shimer, Abigail

Adjunct Professor
School of Arts and Sciences
MA in History, Liberty University 2019
BS in History, Liberty University 2017
Certificate in Biblical Studies, Word of Life Bible Institute 2015
AA in Liberal Arts, Lenoir Community College 2014

About

Abigail Shimer has her BS and MA in history and is currently working on her PhD. Her recent professional interests include the history of childhood and the Jim Crow South. Ms. Shimer has presented at conferences in Chowan, NC, New Orleans, LA, and Lynchburg, VA on a variety of topics including public perception of Marie Antoinette, Walt Disney in Cold War America, and Mildred Lewis Rutherford in the Jim Crow South. She has instructed US history courses for two years. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking the mountains of Virginia and more recently the trails at Guildford Courthouse National Park.

Shimer, Abigail