Media and Interviews

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Recent Headlines:


Belmont Professor’s Book Celebrates Pat Summitt

Belmont and Other News Outlets

Honors Scholars Collaborate Partners with Supports Fort Negley

New Book Shares Stories of the Impact of Title IX

University You Invites Local High School Students

Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX with Panel

Duck, Pethel Featured in “Words Matter” Podcast

Belmont Students Create Documentary on 2020, Film Selected for
Nashville Film Festival

Life and Work with Jessica Reeves and Mary Ellen Pethel

Mary Ellen Pethel, 2022 Tennessee History Book Award Recipient

Pat Summitt book wins state history book award, Lynchburg Times

Tennessee History Book Award Winner, Tennessee Historical
Commission Press Release

Podcasts and Radio

“How to Live the Good Life” Grounded on Purpose Podcast

“October Surprises” on Words Matter Podcast

“Highlighting History & Culture in Nashville” PreserveCast Podcast

Title IX and Civil Rights Podcast with Mary Ellen Pethel

Sport Fuels Life Podcast “Women’s Sport and Title IX: Then and
Now” (2023)

Scaling the Summit Podcast with Drs. Charity Bryan and Sandra
Sims (2023)

Campus Connection: UT-Martin radio interview

Television and Film

Featured in Documentary “The Shoulders We Stand On: The Betty
Wiseman Story” Narrowline Films (2023)

Interview/appearance “How Did We Get Here?” Documentary (2021)

Interview/appearance “Facing the Laughter: Minnie Pearl” Documentary (2023 in selected theaters)

Interview/appearance “Nashville Sites tours show tech users what
is hidden in plan sight” on Channel 5

Lectures in History C-SPAN2 Episode “Presidential Campaigns and Advertising” with Drs. Jennifer Duck and Mary Ellen Pethel (2020)

Interview/appearance C-SPAN “Washington Journal” Episode (2020)