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MosesDr. James Moses

Professor

History and Political Science
Witherspoon Building
407 West Q St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0450
E-mail: jmoses@atu.edu

Education

BA - Louisiana S Univ-Shreveport
MA - U of New Hampshire-Main Camp
PHD - Tulane University of Louisiana

Recently Taught Courses

HIST 2013 - U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1877
HIST 2513 - SOURCES/METHODS IN HIST
HIST 3083 - THE US: 1945-PRESENT
HIST 4093 - AMERICAN CULTURE SINCE 1800
HIST 4183 - AMERICAN LEGAL HISTORY
HIST 4813 - WORLD WAR II
HIST 4963 - SENIOR SEMINAR
HIST 6893 - IND: WORLD WAR II

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Dr. Moses specializes in Modern United States Social and Cultural History. He has been on the history faculty of Arkansas Tech since 1999. His current research projects include the completion of his book on the career of Justice William O. Douglas, and a project tentatively entitled Before Brown: The Long Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1954, which focuses on the often-overlooked decade between the end of World War II and the Court’s landmark Brown decision. In his off time, he enjoys jazz, playing drums, and collecting comics.

Just and Righteous Causes: Rabbi Ira Sanders and the Fight for Racial and Social Justice in Arkansas, 1926-1963 (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2018).

Review of The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition, by Linda Gordon.  Arkansas Historical Quarterly 77 (Spring 2018): 76-78. 

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