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Guggenheim Foundation, Fellowship, 1979-80
Center, Harvard University, Fellowship, 1979-80
the Humanities, UIC, Fellowship, 1987-1988
Prizes and Awards:
Jury Nomination, Pulitzer Prize in History, 1974.
of the Year, New York Times Book Review, 1984
Avery O. Craven
Award, Organization of American Historians, 1985
V.O. Key Prize,
Southern Political Science Association, 1985, co-winner
Fred W. Morrison
Prize in Southern Studies, University of North Carolina Press, 1986
Avery O. Craven Award Committee, 1988, Org. of Am. Historians,
Frank L. and
Harriet Owsley Prize Committee, 1992, Southern Historical Association, Chair
SHA Program Committee, 1996, member.
OAH Program Committee, 1998, member.
Board of Editors,
Journal of Southern History, 1997-2000.
American National Biography, 1989-1998.
Board of Editors, Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 2007-
1998-99, Jury Member
Distinguished Lecturer, OAH, 2006-09.
Third edition of Major Problems in the Civil War and
Reconstruction. (Wadsworth Cengage), with co-editor, Amy Murrell
Taylor. In preparation.
The Southern Political Tradition. (Louisiana State
University Press).The Fleming Lectures in Southern History, delivered
at Louisiana State University in March 2007. In