IMG_3952Southern Studies graduate students all look forward to the day they emerge triumphant from the little blue room in Barnard Observatory after defending a thesis or internship. The blue room is now named in honor of Dr. Charles Reagan Wilson, professor emeritus of Southern Studies and history and committee member on at least as many committees as he has church fans.

Some of you have followed along with our defenders on our Instagram and Facebook feeds.  Below, all of our spring 2015 defenders together.  Hover over the photos to see descriptions. More to come this summer!