James Wall Receives 2018 Robert H. Zieger Award
Congratulations to James B. Wall, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Georgia, who was awarded the 2018 Southern Labor Studies Association's Robert H. Zieger Award in Southern Labor Studies. The award committee noted that Wall's essay, "'Boss is Still Boss': Johnson v. City of Albany and the Fight for Affirmative Action in the Black Belt," demonstrated a powerful blend of rigorous research, compelling argumentation, and concern for social justice."
From left to right: Robert Korstad, SLSA President; Michelle Haberland, Zieger Prize Committee; James Wall, UGA.
NEW WORKING HISTORY PODCAST: “SHAPING A NEW CONSERVATISM IN THE SOUTH"
On SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, Katherine Rye Jewell, Assistant Professor of History at Fitchburg State University, discusses her book, Dollars for Dixie and the evolution of political and economic conservatism in the twentieth-century South.