Amy Sturgis

Amy Sturgis is a professor of interdisciplinary-studies at Lenoir-Rhyne University and the Mythgard Institute specializing in the fields of Science Fiction/Fantasy and Native American Studies. Sturgis is the author of four books related to U.S. presidential and Native American history, including The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal and Presidents from Washington through Monroe.


Lane, Rose Wilder (1886-1968)

by Amy Sturgis on Aug 15, 2008

Rose Wilder Lane was an author and reporter who became one of the most prominent libertarian women writing in the 20th century.


Heinlein, Robert (1907-1988)

by Amy Sturgis on Aug 15, 2008

Heinlein, author of a number of fundamental science fiction novels, provided an eerily relevant social critique of the overreach of government.

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The Expulsion of the Acadians

featuring Amy Sturgis on May 26, 2012

Professor Amy Sturgis explains that the Acadians were peaceful French colonists who had prospered in Nova Scotia.