Department of History

Heather Haley

Heather Haley

Office Hours

  • Monday 12-4


Heather Haley received a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History and a Master of Arts degree in History with a concentration in Public History from Texas State University. A California native and former graduate teaching fellow in the History Department at Texas State, she served as President of the Sigma Zeta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta and volunteered as an oral history transcriber with the East Texas War and Memory Project and The National Museum of the Pacific War. Heather has a penchant for conducting oral histories including the initial research, interview process, and concluding transcription so that the inclusion of oral history creates a more thorough and personal documentation of historical events. Her research and analysis of Agent Orange dispersal in Vietnam, with recent publication in Sound Historian, was well-received by editors, in part, due to the inclusion of such narratives. Her thesis chapter, “Defoliating Fence and Foxhole: An Unconventional Response to an Irregular Threat along the Korean DMZ, 1967-1969,” will be published in Federal History, the journal of the Society for History in the Federal Government, in the Spring of 2017.

Last Updated: January 22, 2017