Dr. Lowe is the vice president for Academic Affairs. He also serves as director of the University Honors Program and a professor of American history. He teaches upper division U.S. history electives, as well as research methods.
In addition to his administrative and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Lowe has maintained an active role in research and writing. His first book, The Kid on the Sandlot: Congress and Professional Sports was published in 1995. That work was followed by Sir Walter and Mr. Jones: Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, and the Rise of American Golf, which won the 2000 USGA International Book Award.
He is also the author of numerous shorter works—book chapters, book reviews, articles, and reference entries appearing in a wide variety of academic and popular periodicals, such as the Journal of Sport History, International Journal of the History of Sport, Georgia Historical Quarterly, Dictionary of American Biography, Scribner's Encyclopedia of American Lives, Golf World, and GOLF Magazine,
He relaxes by playing golf, watching college football, and reading, especially biography. Dr. Lowe and his wife, Kimberly, have two adult children, Stephen and Elizabeth.