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Hilary Green

Hilary Green is the James B. Duke Professor of Africana Studies at Davidson College.

She is the author of Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865-1890 (Fordham University Press, 2016) as well as several essays and book chapters, public history publications, and scholarly blogs. She is currently writing a second book manuscript exploring how everyday African Americans remembered and commemorated the Civil War from 1863 to the present. She recently co-authored with Keith S. Herbert a NPS Historic Resource Study titled African American Schools in the South, 1865-1900 (Washington: DC: Department of the Interior, 2022) and has a forthcoming co-edited volume The Civil War and the Summer of 2020 (forthcoming Fordham University Press, 2024) with Andrew L. Slap.

In addition, she is the Chief Reader Designate for AP US History Exam, Digital Media Editor responsible for Muster, the blog for the Journal of Civil War Era, and the co-series editor with J. Brent Morris of the Reconstruction Reconsidered, a University of South Carolina Press book series.