Laurie B. Green Visiting Scholar
Associate Professor, Department of History, the University of Texas at Austin
Quadrant: Health and Society
Visited April 2011.
Laurie Green is a professor of history at the University of Texas, Austin. Her central research areas include the politics of race and gender in the twentieth-century U.S., social movements, and cultural studies. 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, University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
Department of History
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station B79000
Austin, TX 78712-0220
Academic Work & Affiliations
Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle. The University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
"Where Would the Negro Women Apply for Work? Gender, Race, and Labor in Wartime Memphis," Labor: Studies in Working Class History of America 3, no. 3 (Fall 2006): 95-118.