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The Tutor

All courses are offered by Grace Hughbanks of Signal Mountain, Tennessee.

  • MSc in History, With Merit – University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  • BA in History, summa cum laude – Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee
  • Art, Culture, and Faith Summer School – The Benedictus Trust, London & Second Spring, Oxford, UK

Hughbanks founded Scriptorium Tutoring in the summer of 2013 and has taught middle and high school humanities courses for six years. She also teaches history at a local community college. Previously, throughout her undergraduate studies, she tutored other undergraduate students and elementary-middle school students in history and English. In her senior year, she was a teaching assistant for the history department. She completed her masters dissertation on heroism, the German heroic tradition, and German opposition to anti-Christian persecution within the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Hughbanks has taken graduate courses in historical writing, historiography, and European history (medieval through 18th-century); and undergraduate courses in American, European, and Russian history; philosophy, politics, and economics; literature; fine arts; historical writing, expository writing, and journalism. She has presented her research at the historic Dent House, the Rhea County Historical Society, the Southeast Tennessee Regional Student History Conference, the Bryan College Commoner Forum, and the Bryan College Undergraduate Research Conference. Her research has been published by the Rhea County Historical Society. She is a homeschool graduate, and she enjoys playing the piano, running, sewing, and keeping her dogs from eating out of the trashcan.

Page Image (c) 2015 Grace Hughbanks: Carvings over the door of Koeln Cathedral, Koeln, Germany.

Portrait (c) 2018 Vivian Jones