Joseph Stout, Regent Professor Emeritus, holder of the Norris Professorship
BA Spanish and history, Angelo State University, 1967.
MA History, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1968.
Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1971
Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO, 1971-1972.
Oklahoma State University 1972-2005.
The Liberators: Filibustering Expeditions into Mexico, and the Last Gasp of Manifest Destiny. Westernlore Press, Los Angeles, 1973.
Apache Lightning: The Last Great Battles of the Ojo Calientes, Oxford University Press, New York, 1974.
A Short History of the American West, Harper and Row, New York, 1974. (co-author)
Five Frontiers in Oklahoma, Utica Bank, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1976. (co-author)
Oklahoma Cattlemen: An Association History, OSU Press, 1981.
A History of the Oklahoma State University College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University Press, 1992, with Adelia Hanson as first editor).
Border Conflict: Villistas, Carrancistas, and the Punitive Expedition, 1915-1920, Texas Christian University Press, 1999.
Schemers & Dreamers: Filibustering in Mexico, 1848-1921, Texas Christian University Press, 2002.
Spies, Politics and Power: El Departamento Confidencial en Mexico, 1922-1946, Texas Christian University Press, 2012.