Teacher Social Studies Memphis City Schools
Instructor History/Social Science LeMoyne-Owen College
Instructor 1History Memphis State University
Instructor African American History Christian Brothers College Teacher Social Studies Teaneck Public Schools
Teacher Social Studies Shelby County Schools
Instructor (summers only) Global Perspectives Tennessee Governor's School
Instructor (part time) History The University of Memphis
Assistant Professor History, The University of Memphis
Associate Professor History The University of Memphis
Director of African and College of Arts and The University of Memphis
African American Studies Sciences
Fuibright-Hays Travel Grant US. Office of Education and Columbia
(East Africa) Teachers College
Summer Seminar Fellowship National Endowment for Humanities
Summer Independent Study National Endowment for Humanities and Council for Basic Education
Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Tennessee Council for Social Studies
Outstanding American History Daughters of the Athericán Revolution, Ridge Trail
Nominee, Lynn Warren Taylor Germantown High School, Parent Teacher Student Association
Best Graduate Paper History Department2 University of Memphis
Books (authored, edited)
Troublesome Times African American Women in Memphis Tennessee 1820-1905
under contract, University of Illinois Press
Memphis Tennessee, co-authored with Dr. Janaan Sherman, under contract, Arcadia Publishing.
Refereed journal publications (include book chapters)
"'The Extent of the Law': Free Women of
Color in Antebellum Memphis,
Tennessee," in Negotiating Boundaries of Southern Womanhood Dealing With The
Powers That Be eds. Janet Coryell, et. at., (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2000), 7-26.
'Every Duty Incumbent Upon Them': African American Women in Nineteenth Century Memphis," Tennessee Historical Quarterly Vol. LIX, no. 4 (Winter 2000), 254-273. Reprinted in Trial and Triumph Readings in Tennessee's African American Past ed. Carroll Van West (Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2002), 203-226.
"Memphis Lyceum," in Organizing Black America An Encyclopedia of African
American Associations ed. Nina Mjagkji (Garland, Incorporated, 2000), 330.
"Memphis: Civic, Literary, and Mutual Aid Associations," in Organizing. Black
America An Encyclopedia of African American Associations ed. Nina Mjagkji (Garland, Incorporated, 2000), 327-28.
"Black Women's Club Movement," in Reader's Guide to Women's Studies ed. Eleanor B. Amico, (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publications, 1998).
"Mary McLeod Bethune," Reader's Guide to Women's Studies ed. Eleanor B. Amico, (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publications, 1998).
"Angela Davis," Reader's Guide to Women's Studies ed. Eleanor B. Amico, (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publications, 1998).
"Sarah Roberta Church (1914-1996): Race and the Republican Party in the 1950s," The Human Tradition in African American History Nina Mjagkji, ed., Scholarly Resources, in press (February 2003).
"African American Families" (4000 wds), for TheFamily in America An
Encyclopedia Joseph Hawes and Elizabeth Shores, eds. (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2002), 41 -50.
"Freedmen's Families" (2000 wds), for TheFamily in America : An Encyclopgdia,
Joseph Hawes and Elizabeth Shores, eds. (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2002), 450 -
"Interracial Families" (2000 wds.), for The Family in America : An Engyclopgdia,
Joseph Hawes and Elizabeth Shores, eds. (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2002), 591 596.
Refereed conference publications
Kenneth S. Greenberg, Honor and Slavery for Civil War History Volume 43 (1997),
Wilma King, Stolen Childhood Slave Youth in Nineteenth Century America for Journal of Mississippi History Volume LIX, no. 4 (Winter 1997), 258.
Darlene Clark Hine and Kathleen Thompson, A Shining Thread of Hope The History
of Black Women in America Center for Research on Women Newsletter, August 1998,4.
Xi Wang, The Trial of Democracy for Civil War History Volume 44 (1998), 24748.
Leslie Gale Parr, A Will of Her Own Sarah Towles Reed and the Pursuit of Democracy in Southern Public Education for The Journal of Southern History Volume 65, no. 4 (November 1999), 904.
Virginia Meacham Gould, Chained to the Rock of Adversity To Be Free Black &
Female in the Old South, for Journal of Mississippi History Volume LXII, no. 2
(Summer 2000), 148.
Raye Springfield, The Legacy of Tamar Courage and Faith in an African American
Family for The Journal of Southern History Volume LXVIII, No. 1 (February 2002),
Clarence L. Mohr, On The Threshold of Freedom Masters and Slaves in Civil War
Georgia for Gulf South Historical Review, forthcoming.
"Assessment in Lecture Hall Sections," Center for Academic Excellence, Mentor, January 2000.