Smith’s Station on the Butterfield Lectures: Dr. Amanda Biles
April 13, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dr. Biles will talk about Fort Chadbourne, especially about its development and importance as another
stop on the Butterfield Overland Mail Route.
About Dr. Amanda Biles
Amanda Biles is an Adjunct Professor of History at Abilene Christian University. She attended law school
at Texas Tech University and earned her MA from the University of Central Oklahoma. Amanda holds a
PhD from North Dakota State University with research focusing on rural history and the intersection of
politics, agricultural policy, and identity formation. Amanda has ten years of teaching experience in
higher education and currently teaches courses in US History, Public History, and Geography at ACU.