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Henderson State University
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Texas history, women's history, southern U.S. history
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About Me
Recent Publications

Women in Texas History, Texas A&M University Press, November 2018. [Winner of the Robert A. Calvert Book Prize, Liz Carpenter Award, and Lone Star Book Award.]

Co-editor with Deborah M. Liles, Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi, University of North Texas Press, 2016. [Winner of the Liz Carpenter Award and Ottis Lock Award.]

Her Act and Deed: Women’s Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-73, Texas A&M University Press, October 2001.  [Winner of the Liz Carpenter Award.]

Co-editor with Judith McArthur, Women Shaping the South: Creating and Confronting Change, Sixth Volume of Southern Women Series, University of Missouri Press, 2006.

Co-editor with Thomas H. Appleton, Jr., Searching for Their Places:  Women in the South Across Four Centuries, Fifth Volume of Southern Women Series, University of Missouri Press, 2003.

“Women in Antebellum Texas,” in Major Problems in Texas History, Second edition, Sam W. Haynes and Cary D. Wintz, editors, Cengage Learning, 2016.

“What Will Become of Me?: Harriet Perry and Civil War Life in Texas,” in Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives [Winner of the Liz Carpenter], Elizabeth Turner, Stephanie Cole, and Rebecca Sharpless, editors, University of Georgia Press, 2015.

“The Double Burden: A Historical Perspective on Gender and Race Consciousness in the Writings of Lillian B. Horace,” in Recovering Five Generations Hence: the Life and Works of Lillian Jones Horace, Karen Kossie-Chernyshev, editor, Texas A&M University Press, 2013.

“Traveling the Wrong Way down Freedom’s Road: Black Women and the Texas Revolution in Women and the Texas Revolution [Winner of the Liz Carpenter Award], Mary Kelley Scheer, editor, University of North Texas Press, 2012.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
American Civil War, Gender, Slavery, Women