Arlin C. Migliazzo is professor of history at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. He studies and teaches primarily in American history but has also taught courses in modern Russian history and warfare in the first half of the 20th century as well as classes in the university’s core curriculum. He has published articles and essays on contemporary Korean leadership, Native American issues, church-related higher education, ethnicity and immigration in the colonial and early national American South, and Pacific Northwest history. Dr. Migliazzo has edited two books:Teaching As An Act of Faith: Theory and Practice in Church-Related Higher Education (Fordham University Press, 2002), which was generously supported by the Lilly Fellows Program and Lands of True and Certain Bounty (Susquehanna University Press, 2002), the first English language edition of the geographical theories and colonization strategies of the Swiss explorer Jean Pierre Purry. His third book, To Make This Land Our Own: Community, Identity, and Cultural Adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865, was published by the University of South Carolina Press in October 2007 and recently won the 2013 National Award for Research and Preservation from the Society of Daughters of Colonial Wars. He is currently working on a biography of Dr. Henrietta C. Mears. Migliazzo has served as Whitworth’s faculty representative to the Lilly Fellows Program since its inception in 1991 and was a member of the National Network Board from 2001-2005. He has conducted faith and learning workshops at Northwest University (Kirkland, WA) Xavier University (New Orleans), Concordia University (Portland, OR), and Whitworth University.