Update from Chris Snyder

Chris Snyder is the dean of Shakouls Honor College at Mississippi State University

Chris Snyder, who received his PhD in Medieval History in 1994 under Prof. Tom Burns, is beginning his new position at Mississippi State’s Shackouls Honors College as its founding dean. Chris is an authority on early medieval Britain and has published a number of books, including An Age of Tyrants: Britain and the Britons, A.D. 400-600 (1998) and The World of King Arthur (2000) and was the General Editor of The Early Peoples of Britain and Ireland: An Encyclopedia (2008). Before arriving at Mississippi State, Chris was professor of European history and director of the honors program at Marymount University in Arlington, VA.