Arthur Banton, Ph.D. Historian ● Educator ● Artist ● Mentor
Arthur Banton, Ph.D.Historian ● Educator ● Artist ● Mentor  

Dr. Arthur Banton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Tennessee Technological University whom specializes in 20th century American culture with a concentration in sport, popular music, and cinema.


Professor Banton has taught courses in U.S. History, American Studies, and African American Studies. He is presently working on a manuscript on the first racially integrated college basketball team to win the national championship. He is also completing an essay about the racial integration of college football in the south.


At Tech, Professor Banton is offering courses in American cultural history. Outside the classroom, Dr. Banton is committed to mentoring students and developing them into the next generation of leaders, particularly those from underrepresented and marginalized backgrounds.


"Use a picture. It's worth a thousand words."

                                                      - Arthur Brisbane

                                                         Newspaper editor and publisher

Images have become an essential element in marketing and branding identities.  These images not only capture moments in history but reveal a truth that reflects and extends beyond that event. These images are reflections of my current research project which examines postwar New York City urban youth culture.

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