Lisa Beth Hill, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Office Phone: 334-724-8541
Office Location: John A. Kenney Hall, Rm 70-103

Research Fields:
  • Women’s Studies/African and African American, Race, Class and Gender
  • Civil War
  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
  • Public History- Particularly African American and Diasporic-related sites
  • Oral History – African American women activists
  • Dr. Rhonda Collier- Associate Professor, Department of English, Tuskegee University
  • Mr. Dana Chandler – Archivist, Tuskegee University
    “Favela Rising” – Teacher’s workshop (2/23-2/24/2012) in conjunction with Vanderbilt University’s Institute of Latin American Studies
  • Dr. Homer Fleetwood, II
    Department of History
    Morgan State University
    Exploring and maximizing Distance Education at HBCU’s (Fall 2010 to present)
Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Lisa Beth Hill received her Ph.D. from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia in 1999. Current research focuses on emancipated African Americans in New Haven, CT, during the Reconstruction Era with emphasis on women’s activism. Research on this topic addresses the issues of race, gender, political, and income inequality in New England during the late nineteenth century and its effects on the early to mid -twentieth century. Dr. Hill is currently revising her edited volume, The African American Reader, to be published in Fall 2012, by Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co.

Representative Publications:
  1. Hill, Lisa Beth. The African American Reader, Revised edition, (Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co.), Fall 2012. (Foreward, Afterword and article authored by Dr. Hill).
  2. Hill, Lisa Beth. The African American Reader, First edition, (Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co.), Fall 2009. (Foreward, Introduction and Afterword and authored by Dr. Hill).
  3. “Daisy E. Lampkin.” Essay in Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, edited by Darlene Clark Hine, (Brooklyn: Carlson Publishing Company), 1993. Reprint, 2002.
  4. “The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.” Article in The Reader’s Companion to U.S. Women’s History, edited by Wilma Mankiller, Gwendolyn Mink, Gloria Steinem, et al., (New York: Houghton Mifflin Company), 1998