- Mary Ellen Curtin has a Ph.d from Duke University and is a historian of modern African American and women's social and political history. Her first book Black Prisoners and Their World documented the experiences of black convict laborers in the South after emancipation. Her next book on the life of Barbara Jordan, the first first black woman from the South elected to Congress, will be published with the University of Pennsylvania Press. She worked as a consultant, and was interviewed for, the upcoming (Spring 2012) PBS documentary Slavery by Another Name, a history of African Americans and forced labor in the South.
AMST-240 Poverty & Culture
AMST-294 Comm Service Learning Project: Poverty & Culture
AMST-420 U.S. Race, Politics, and Power
CRGC-460 Capstone Research Seminar