Bracken Professor of History at Ball State University.
specializes in African American history, particularly black protest in the early United States. Her work is united by an interest in the political and constitutional languages of the nineteenth century, and her major projects have traced discourses about slavery, race, labor, and rights obscured by twentieth century conventions.
He is at work on a manuscript titled “The Problem of Citizenship,” which examines black activists’ efforts to construct American citizenship before the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment. Her most recent book, (Cambridge, 2011), revises conventional wisdom about the Supreme Court’s “state action” doctrine, commonly viewed as an abandonment of blacks to Southern home rule.
Kellie Carter Jackson is a 19th century historian in the Department of Africana Studies at Wellesley College.
Her upcoming book, “Force & Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence,” examines the conditions that led some black abolitionists to believe slavery might only be abolished by violent force. Carter Jackson’s essays have been featured in The Atlantic, Transition Magazine, The Conversation, Boston’s NPR Blog Cognoscenti, AAIHS’s Black Perspectives blog, and Quartz, where her article was named one of the top 13 essays of 2014.
Blight lectures widely on the Civil War, Reconstruction, and problems in American historical memory.
He is the author of numerous books, including Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory (Harvard University Press, 2001), which received eight book awards.Blackett taught previously at the University of Pittsburgh (1971-85), Indiana University (1985-1996); University of Houston (1996-2002), and Oxford University (2013-2014).He now acts as the Andrew Jackson Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University.Other publications include American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era (Harvard University Press, 2011) and A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including their Narratives of Emancipation (Harcourt, 2007). is Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan.His biography of Frederick Douglass will be published by Simon and Schuster in 2018. Her research focuses on American constitutional development, antislavery politics, and American political thought.Now I know it is not a good drawing; he defies gravity and looks like he is related to Burt Reynolds, and yet I feel it conveys the swashbuckling element I intended., was published in September 2016 and was named one of the top ten nonfiction books of the year by Time magazine.And rather than saying he worked for the Union army, it it suited his needs as a leader of the African American community.(When the community was aggrieved by the actions and behaviors of the Union troops, for example, Galloway took names and kicked…She has also been interviewed for the New York Times, Al Jazeera International, Slate, The Telegraph, CBC, and Radio One.Carter Jackson also sits on the board for Nicole Etcheson is the Alexander M.