Timothy S. Huebner is the Associate Provost and Sternberg Professor of History at Rhodes College. A specialist in the history of the nineteenth-century United States, he is the author or editor of four books, including Liberty and Union: The Civil War Era and American Constitutionalism (2016). In addition, he has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, and his essays, reviews, and op-ed pieces have appeared in the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the Nashville Tennessean, the Wall Street Journal’s Marketwatch website, The Weekly Standard, SCOTUSBlog, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. Prof. Huebner and his students gained national attention in spring 2018, when he led a collaborative effort among Rhodes College, historic Calvary Episcopal Church, and the National Park Service to erect a marker at the site of an antebellum slave market operated by Nathan Bedford Forrest in downtown Memphis.
A member of the faculty at Rhodes since 1995, Prof. Huebner teaches courses on the History of the American South, U.S. Constitutional History, and the Civil War and Reconstruction era. He founded and directed the Rhodes Institute for Regional Studies, an interdisciplinary undergraduate research program, and later served as chair of the Department of History for six years. Since 2019, he has served as Associate Provost at Rhodes.
He is married to Kristin Lensch, and they have two children.