Charles Romney graduated from Pomona College and received his Ph.D. in history from UCLA. He worked in public history for seven years on documentary films and digital history projects, and in the five years before joining UALR taught Asian and African history at Whittier College in California. At UALR Charles is the Graduate Coordinator of the History Department’s MA program in Public History. Charles teaches classes on public history, digital history, African history, and on the United States and the world. His current research includes a study of law, labor, and the state in modern America and a comparative history of colonial Hawai’i.