Louise Hancox, Research Associate

portrait of woman with short hairLouise Hancox conducts development research for the Honors College. Her position also calls for collaboration throughout campus. For example, she has helped coordinate the Arkansas Entrepreneurs honors forum taught by Walton College Dean Matt Waller. Hancox also teaches American history here on campus. 

Hancox was born in England and grew up in Canada. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and her MBA at York University in Toronto. She recently completed her Ph.D. in American history and visual culture here at the University of Arkansas, where her dissertation revolved around an iconic painting, The Arkansas Traveler. She was able to use this research to curate an exhibit for the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. She has served as the conference director for the Southern Intellectual History Circle and has made multiple contributions to theOzark Historical Review. Before her time at the University of Arkansas, Hancox served as a logistics coordinator, a demand planning and project analyst, and a principle consultant in Chicago, Illinois. 

In her spare time, she loves to read, spend time in art museums, and spend weekends at the lake with her family.