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Hilary N. Green

Dr. Hilary N. Green is an associate professor of history in the Department of Gender and Race Studies at the University of Alabama. She is the author of Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865-1890 (Fordham University Press, 2016), as well as articles, book chapters, and other scholarly publications. She is the co-series editor of Reconstruction Reconsidered, a University of South Carolina Press series, a book review editor for the Journal of North Carolina Association of Historians, and the digital media editor for Muster, the online blog for the Journal of the Civil War Era.

In January 2015, she developed the Hallowed Grounds Project, which explores slavery, memory, and its legacy at the University of Alabama (UA). In addition to several short publications exploring UA campus history, she is currently at work on a second book manuscript examining how everyday African Americans remembered and commemorated the Civil War. During the 2020-2021 academic year, she is the Vann Professor of Ethics in Society at Davidson College.

Ten Things I Can’t Do Without

  1. Love
  2. Family and friends
  3. Rutherford B. Hayes and Lucy Hayes, my two cats
  4. Books
  5. Hope
  6. Creativity whether in the kitchen, collage, and quilting
  7. Carolina basketball
  8. Hallmark Mystery Movies
  9. Writing at bars, breweries, and wineries
  10. Travel

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