Dr. Julie de Chantal
Assistant Professor of History (2018).
B.A. Université de Montréal (2005), M.A., Université de Montréal (2008); Ph.D., University of Massachusetts – Amherst (2016).
Teaching and Research Interests: African American History, Women, Grassroots activism, Transnational movement, Pan-Africanism, Boston
Upper Division Courses:
- HIST 3130 African American History to 1877
- HIST 3131 African American History Since 1877
- HIST 4134 The Civil Rights Movement
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054
Office: #3096, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
- “Before Boston’s Busing Crisis: Operation Exodus, Grassroots Organizing, and Motherhood, 1965-1967.” In Motherhood in Public and Political Life. Edited by Simone Bohn and Pinar Melis Yelsalh Parmaksiz. Bradford, ON: Demeter Press, 2017. 193-211.
- “Beyond Combahee: Barbara Smith and Black Radical Feminism.” In “It’s Our Movement Now”: Black Women’s Politics and the 1977 National Women’s Conference. Edited by Laura L. Lovett and Rachel Jessica Daniel. Under Review.
- “‘Extra! Extra!’: Boston Regulates Child Labor in the Streets, 1880-1895.” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth. 19:2 (Spring 2020).
- “Using Digital Storytelling as a Mode of Assessment in a Large General Education History Course at the College Level.” Accepted by The History Teacher.
Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:
- 2018-2019 Principal Investigator – Special History Study: African Americans at Fort Pulaski National Historic Site, Organization of American Historians – National Park Service
- Research Associate, Five College Women’s Studies Research Center (2016-2018)
- Ermonian Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, University of Massachusetts – Amherst (2015)
- Joyce A. Berkman Endowed Fund in Women’s History and Women’s Studies Award, University of Massachusetts – Amherst (2013)
- Article in Progress: “Elma Lewis: Grassroots Organizing and Pan-Africanism in Boston, 1921-2004”
- Book Manuscript: Just Ordinary Mothers: Black Women’s Grassroots Organizing in Boston, from the Vote to the Busing Crisis.
Last updated: 11/12/2020