Dr. Anastatia Hodgens Sims
Professor of History
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1974; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1976, 1985
Teaching & Research Interests: US Women’s and Gender History; Southern History
Upper Division Courses:
- HIST/WGST 5240 Topics: Women and Gender in the United States (topic varies)
- HIST 4131 Biography and History
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054
Office: #3091, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: (912) 478-0181
Fax: (912) 478-0377
- The Power of Femininity in the New South: Women’s Organizations and Politics in North Carolina, 1880-1930 (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1997).
- Negotiating the Boundaries of Southern Womanhood: Dealing with the Powers That Be, co-editor with Janet Coryell, Thomas Appleton, and Sandra G. Treadway Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 2000).
- “Anne Firor Scott: Writing Women into Southern History” in Glenn Feldman, ed., Reading Southern History: Essays on Interpreters and Interpretations (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2001).
- “Late-Blooming Daisy: Juliette Gordon Low and the Girl Scouts” in Ann Short Chirhart and Betty Wood, eds., Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, vol. 1 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009)
Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:
- Book manuscript: biography of Savannah native Juliette Gordon Low, who founded the Girl Scouts of the United States
Last updated: 9/24/2018