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Last Name
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
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African American, Women/Gender, Civil Rights Movement, South, U.S. Social Movements, American Labor
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Blog: Confessions of an Academic Bartender

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About Me

Forthcoming work: The Women of Cross Keys Plantation (Tensas Parish, Louisiana)

Confessions of an Academic Bartender: Essays on Life Inside and Outside “The Guild”


Recent Publications

Our Minds on Freedom: Women and the Struggle for Black Equality in Louisiana, 1924-1967 (LSU Press, 2009).

Author and Co-Editor with Mary Farmer-Kaiser, Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times (Southern Women Series: UGA Press, 2016).



Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Race, Women