M.A. May 2007 History University of Texas at Dallas
B.A. May 2005 Historical Studies University of Texas at Dallas
A.A. August 2003 General Studies Collin County Community College
Diploma May 1969 High School Diploma Sabine High School - Gladewater, Texas

Academic Employment:

Adjunct Faculty

Collin County Community College
2007 Summer to 2008 Fall - HIST1301 & HIST1302

Dallas County Community College
Richland College
2007 Fall - HIST 1301

Grayson County College
2008 Fall - HIST1301

North Central Texas College
2008 Fall - HIST1301

Teaching Assistant

University of Texas at Dallas
Fall 2005: HIST 3337 Technology in Western Civilization – Dr. David Channell
Spring 2006: HIST 2301 History of Texas – Dr. David Cullen
Fall 2006: HIST 1302 US History Since 1865 – Dr. Keith Volanto
Spring 2007: HIST 1302 US History Since 1865 – Prof. Larry Bartlett


Conference Presentations: 

“The Texas Cherokees: From Beginning to End,” September 21, 2006 at the Fall, 2006 East Texas Historical Association Meeting, Nacogdoches , Texas .
“Missed Opportunities in 1864 Louisiana,” February 17, 2006 at the Spring, 2006 East Texas Historical Association Meeting, Huntsville, Texas.  

 Guest Lectures:

Vietnam and the United States,” University of Texas at Dallas, April 11, 13, 2007, Richardson, Texas.
“Texas History in One Lesson,” presented at University of Texas at Dallas, April 4, 6, 2006, Richardson, Texas.

Book Reviews:

Ohio Volunteer: The Childhood and Civil War Memoirs of Captain John Calvin Hartzell, OVI, edited by Charles I. Switzer, H-CIVWAR, (April, 2007).

 Honors and Affiliations:

Texas State Historical Association
East Texas Historical Association
Phi Alpha Theta
Former Staff Member of Retrospect (online journal of the UTD chapter of Phi Alpha Theta)

Brief Biography:

James R. (Jim) Reynolds was born in 1950 in Kilgore, Texas and is, except for military service and one year spent in northern Illinois, a lifelong resident of Texas.  I married my high school sweetheart and together we have four daughters and 5 grand children –all proud Texans.  I am a veteran of the United States Marine Corps with service in Vietnam.

I graduated from Sabine High School in 1969.  I received an Associate of Arts Degree from Collin County Community College in September, 2003.  In May 2005 I received a BA in Historical Studies (Cum Laude) from the University of Texas at Dallas.  In May, 2007 I received a Masters Degree in History from UTD.

I have presented papers on the Red River Campaign of 1864 at the Spring 2006, East Texas Historical Association meeting titled “Missed Opportunities in 1864 Louisiana” and on the Texas Cherokees titled “Texas Cherokees from Beginning to End” at the Fall 2006 meeting of the East Texas Historical Association.  I am currently an adjunct faculty member at Collin County Community College, Central Park Campus.  My future plans are to continue teaching while pursuing a PhD in History with an emphasis in Texas History at the University of North Texas, Sam Houston State University or Texas Christian University.