Rachel McAlister

Department Head


As a lifelong lover of history, Rachel graduated from Harding University with a B.A. in History with a concentration in British and Early Modern History and a minor in Social Science. She completed an art history program in Florence, Italy, as well.


Rachel developed a love for teaching during her time teaching English in Kigali, Rwanda. Rachel has hands-on museum experience, working through Rose Hill Manor Museum and in Florence.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Was an editor for the student historical journal Tenor of Our Time
  • Rocks out at concerts frequently
  • Loves traveling and exploring with her husband and dog
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