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Jim Summerville's Biography
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MA, American History, Vanderbilt University, 1983
MA, English Literature, University of Iowa, 1972
BA, Political Science, University of Tennessee, 1969
Senator, Tennessee State Senate, District 25, 2010-2014
Candidate, Tennessee State Senate, District 25, 2014
Former Member, Education Committee, Tennessee State Senate
Adjunct instructor, Department of Languages and Literature, Austin Peay State University, 2003-present
Reviewer, BookPage, 1995-2010
Editor, American Association for State and Local History, 1984-1988
Project Director, Teaching American History in the Tennessee Heartland, 1984-1988
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, First Presbyterian Church, Dickson
Member, National Association of Scholars, Tennessee Eagle Forum
Lead Volunteer, Restoration of the Battle of Nashville, Monument
Founder, Theodore Association Police Award for Nashville and Middle Tennessee
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