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University of North Alabama
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civil rights, race, Christianity, Georgia (state), Atlanta, lived theology
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About Me

Ansley L. Quiros is an assistant professor of history at the University of North Alabama, specializing in U.S. History, African American history, the history of immigration, and the history of race and religion. A native of Atlanta, and a graduate of Furman University in South Carolina and Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, Ansley now resides in Alabama, completing a veritable tour of the Deep South.

Recent Publications

God With Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976 (forthcoming, University of North Carolina Press, November 2018);

“Kneeling during the national anthem isn’t disrespectful. It’s a protest steeped in religion.” Washington Post, Made by History, May 28, 2018;

“The Road to Charlottesville Runs Through Americus, GA,” The Activist History Review, (October 2017);  runs-    through-americus-georgia/.

“Partying ‘The Atlanta Way’?: Freaknik and Black Governance in 1990s Atlanta, Atlanta Studies, September 2017; .


Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Law, Local & Regional, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Race, Rebellion & Revolution, Religion