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Dr. Robert Luckett

bio-2015-webAssociate Professor, Department of History
Director, Margaret Walker Center

Email: robert.luckett@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.3935
Location: Ayer Hall

 

 

 

 

Degrees:
Ph.D. University of Georgia, History, 2009
B.A. Yale University, Political Science, 1999

Research Interests:
Modern Civil Rights Movement, African American History, American History, Public History

Courses Taught:
History 302, Local History: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
History/Political Science 309, Modern Civil Rights Movement History
History 360, African-American History to 1877
History 361, African-American History since 1877
History 382, History of the Modern South
History 450, Black Political and Social History
History 507, Graduate Seminar: Archives and Records Management
History 522, Graduate Seminar: African-American History to 1877
History 523, Graduate Seminar: African-American History since 1877
History 530, Graduate Seminar: History of the Modern South
History 530 Online, Graduate Seminar: History of the Modern South
History 545, Graduate Seminar: Historiography and Historical Criticism
History 545 Online, Graduate Seminar: Historiography and Historical Criticism
History 546, Historical Research for MA Thesis Track
History 546 Online, Historical Research for MA Thesis Track
History 547, Historical Research for MA Project Track
History 547 Online, Historical Research for MA Project Track
History 550, Graduate Seminar: Oral History
History 552, Graduate Seminar: Problems in American History

Professional Memberships:
Association of African American Museums
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
National Council of Black Studies
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Oral History Association
Southern Historical Association
Mississippi Historical Society

Recent Publications and/or Creative Works:
Books:
Joe T. Patterson and the White South’s Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement
(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015)

Book Chapters
“Conflict and Change: Bombs and Boycotts”
Mississippi: A Past That Won’t Rest, a Photographic Journal by Jim Lucas (Chapter 5)
(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017)
“‘Hell Fired out of Him’: The Muting of James Silver in Mississippi”
The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, Ted Ownby, ed. (Chapter 5, pp.123-137)
(Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013)

Peer-reviewed Articles
“The Rise of a ‘Little Harlem’ in Mississippi: The Farish Street Historic District"
Fire!!! The Multimedia Journal of Black Studies (Volume 4, Issue 1, 2017)
“Margaret Walker: The Voice of the Invisible Woman,” article
Journal of Ethnic American Literature (Issue 7, 2017)
“The Southern Manifesto as Education Policy in Mississippi,” article
The Journal of School Choice (Volume 10, Number 4, Fall 2016)