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Thomas F. Jackson

Dr. Thomas F. Jackson

Contact Information

Email: tfjackso@uncg.edu
Office: 2141 MHRA
Office Phone: 336-334-4040

Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1994
M.A., Stanford University, 1987
B.A., Georgetown University, 1981

Teaching Experience

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006-
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2000-2006
Assistant Professor, Smith College, 1994-97
Instructor, Stanford University, 1990
Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, 1984, 1985, 1987

Courses Taught

  • HIS 212: Survey of U.S. History since 1865
  • HIS 332: Civil Rights and Black Freedom, 1940-1980 - Southern and national civil rights politics in light of local and human rights dimensions of the wider black freedom movement. Special attention to leadership, economics, local movements, and white resistance.
  • HIS 340: The United States Since World War II - Selected social, political, and international trends and events: Cold War and Vietnam; conservatism from McCarthy to Reagan; black freedom, radicalism and the Great Society; feminism; mass immigration and multicultural America.
  • HIS 511A: Seminar in Research and Writing - "Reverberations of the Rights Revolution, 1941-1981"
  • HIS 524: Twentieth Century U.S. History: Selected Topics - "Civil Rights: Social Struggle, Politics and Policies, 1940-1980"
  • HIS 702: Colloquium in American History since 1865 - Issues of historical interpretation from Reconstruction to the present.
  • HIS 703: Seminar in American History - Research and writing on selected topics in American history.
  • HIS 709: Introductory Research Seminar - "Public Culture and American Democracy" - Will focus on methods, sources, and writing; research paper based on primary and contextualized in secondary sources.
From Civil Rights to Human Rights

Publications

From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Struggle for Economic Justice (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006). Winner of the 2007 Liberty Legacy Foundation Award of the Organization of American Historians.

Radio and Television

Curriculum Vitae

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