Ted DeLaney Named St. George Tucker Society President
Ted DeLaney, the Harry E. and Mary Jayne W. Redenbaugh Term Professor of History and head of the history department at Washington and Lee, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the St. George Tucker Society, an interdisciplinary organization of southern specialists at was founded in 1992 by the most important living historian of the American South, Eugene D. Genovese.
DeLaney succeeded Louis Kyriakoudes, of the University of Southern Mississippi. The organization includes historians, sociologists, literature specialists, and journalists. W&L Professor Emeritus Ed Yoder is a member. The St. George Tucker Society meets annually in Augusta, Ga. It did meet on the Washington and Lee campus in 1999 when scholarly societies were invited to participate in W&L’s 250th anniversary observance