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Robert Ferguson

Robert Ferguson

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

History

Contact Information

Email: rhferguson@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.3502
Office: 206B McKee Building

Biography

Dr. Ferguson received his M.A. from Western Carolina University and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His book, "Race and the Remaking of the Rural South: Interracialism, Christian Socialism, and Cooperative Farming in Jim Crow Mississippi" was published with the University of Georgia Press in January 2018. His work has appeared in the Journal of Southern History, the North Carolina Historical Review, and Arkansas Historical Quarterly. His research has been funded by the Center for the Study of the American South and the North Caroliniana Society.

Education

  • Ph D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MA, Western Carolina University
  • BA, Western Carolina University
  • AAS, Rockingham Community College

Teaching Interests

North Carolina American West Cold War Popular Culture Local History Rural/Agricultural

Research Interests

North Carolina Labor American South Environment

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