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Jane Dailey

Jane Dailey (AB History, Yale University, 1987; Ph.D. History, Princeton University, 1995) is an associate professor in the Department of History, the College, and the Law School. Her research and teaching focus on U.S. history since the Civil War with an emphasis on the post-emancipation South and the political and legal history of civil rights. She is the author of too many books with the words "Jim Crow" in the title, including Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia (Chapel Hill, 2000); Jumpin' Jim Crow: Southern Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights (Princeton, 2000, with Glenda E. Gilmore and Bryant Simon); and The Age of Jim Crow:  A Norton Documentary History (New York, 2008). The recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Academy in Berlin and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Ms Dailey is currently finishing a broad history of the United States from 1877 to the present and writing a book on race, sex and the civil rights movement. She will co-teach a Greenberg seminar on religion and the state in 2011 with Mr. Stone.

Additional information can be found on Prof. Dailey's History Department page.