Biographical Sketch Wayne E. Sirmon
University of South Alabama, Mobile - Graduate Study, History, 2006- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Graduate Study, Curriculum and Instruction, 1982-85 University of Alabama at Birmingham — M.A.Ed., Physics Education, December, 1981 University of South Alabama, Mobile — B.S.Ed., Science Education, December, 1975
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA, Mobile, 2006-present
Graduate Teaching Assistant
History of Western Civilization
COMMERCIAL PRINTING COMPANY, Mobile, 1989-2005. Owner
THE EXPLORE CENTER, INC., Mobile, 1987-1988. Executive Director
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA, Mobile, 1985-1987.
Elementary/Early Childhood Education South Alabama Research and Inservice Center Medical Statistics and Research Design, COMII, USA College of Medicine, Epidemiology
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, Chapel Hill, 1982-1985.
Graduate Teaching Assistant: Graduate Research Assistant:
Education in American Society, Social Concepts and Problems North Carolina Center for Mathematics and Science.
JOHN CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL, Birmingham, Alabama, 1978-1982. Physics and mathematics teacher.
UNITED STATES ARMY, Ft. Knox, Kentucky, 1976-1978.
Second Lieutenant, Infantry
Served as a Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer with
the 4/54th Infantry (Mech), Ft. Knox.
AWARDS AND HONORS Phi Alpha Theta, 2007 — Rho Theta Chapter, University of South Alabama, President, 2007 Phi Delta Kappa, 1986 — Carolina Chapter, University of North Carolina Society of Scabbard and Blade, 1974 — Company C-17, U. of South Alabama, Captain, 1975 Robert L. Brunhouse Award — Outstanding USA History Graduate Student, 2007 Rod Hickman Service Award — USA History Department, 2007
MEMBERSHIPS Alabama Association of Historians Company of Military Historians Masonic Research Societies/Lodges
2007-present 2002-present Philalethes Society (Gulf Coast Chapter President),
Scottish Rite Research Society, Research Lodges of: Texas (full member), Southern California, Missouri, South Carolina, Confederate Military, Civil War (VA)