Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Brooks College Partnership:
American popular culture, especially manhood during the early 20th century.
Currently: Writing a book tentatively titled “Ty Cobb’s America” – a study of Manhood and Sport Culture in the early 20th Century.
Future plans: To write a book on Manhood and popular culture during the Great Depression.
Recent Awards and Honors
Last Lecture Series (November 2008, November 2001)
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Grant (Summer 1999) for archival research on post-Reconstruction South.
Choice Magazine List of Outstanding Academic Books (1997) for Yankee Town, Southern City: Race and Class Relations in Civil War Lynchburg.
Yankee Town, Southern City: Race and Class Relations in Civil War Lynchburg (New York University Press, 1997).
“’The Most Popular Unpopular Man in Baseball:’ Baseball Fans and Ty Cobb in the Early 20th Century” The Journal Of Social History. Forthcoming. Fall 2009.
Popular culture in the late 19th-21st Century; manhood in America
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