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Susan O'DonovanAssoc Professor, History
Office Phone: (901) 678--5713
Areas of Expertise:
African-American history, art, culture, film
Black History and Culture
History of Emancipation and Reconstruction
History of Slaves
Slavery in America
Trans-Atlantic slave trade
U.S. South -- globalization and culture
About the Expert:
I am an award-winning historian who specializes in the history of slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction in 19th century America.