Laurie B Green
Associate Professor, Center for Women's and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: +1 512 736 1002
Dr. Green's central research areas include the politics of race and gender in the twentieth-century U.S.; social movements; and cultural studies. She teaches modern U.S. history, with concentrations on women and gender in twentieth-century America, the Civil Rights Movement, the South, African-American history and comparative race and ethnicity. She earned the 2008 Philip Taft Labor History Book Prize for her book "Battling the 'Plantation Mentality': Race, Gender and Freedom in Memphis during the Civil Rights Era" (2007). The book was also a finalist for the 2008 OAH Liberty Legacy Award.