On leave fall 2014 - spring 2016

 

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Emilye Crosby

Professor of

History

Blake Hall C 9
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5375
crosby@geneseo.edu

Emilye Crosby with Shanna Reulbach, Alexis Everson, Brian Hartle, and Ryne Kitrow, all class of 2010, at SNCC 50th Aninversary Conference, Raleigh, NC.Emilye Crosby with Shanna Reulbach, Alexis Everson, Brian Hartle, and Ryne Kitrow, all class of 2010, at SNCC 50th Aninversary Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Emilye Crosby has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1995.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D., Indiana University

Research Interests

  • African American
  • Civil Rights Movement
  • Women's History

 

Awards and Honors

  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2013.
  • President's Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity, Geneseo, 2007.
  • Liberty Legacy Foundation Award, Honorable Mention, for A Little Taste of Freedom, Organization of American Historians, 2006.
  • McLemore Prize, for A Little Taste of Freedom, Mississippi Historical Society book prize, 2006.
  • Spencer Roemer Supported Professor, 2005-2008.
  • Harter Mentoring Award, Geneseo, 2004.
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2002.
  • PATH Award, Geneseo, 1997.

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles, a National MovementCrosby, CRH from the Ground Up
  • A Little Taste of Freedom: The Black Freedom Struggle in Claiborne County, MississippiCrosby, Little Taste of Freedom
  • "'Looking the Devil in the Eye': Race Relations and the Civil Rights Movement in Claiborne County History and Memory," in The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, ed. by Ted Ownby (University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming, tentatively scheduled for 2011).
  • "'God's Appointed Savior': Charles Evers's Use of Local Movements for National Prestige," in Groundwork: The Local Black Freedom Movement in America, eds. Komozi Woodard and Jeanne Theoharis (New York: New York University press, 2005), 165-92.
  • "'You Got a Right To Defend Yourself': Self-Defense and the Claiborne County, Mississippi Movement," International Journal of Africana Studies, vol. 9 (no. 1, Spring 2004), 133-63.
  • "'This nonviolent stuff ain't no good. It'll get ya killed.': Teaching about Self-Defense in the African-American Freedom Struggle," in Teaching the Civil Rights Movement eds. Julie Buckner, Houston Roberson, Rhonda Y. Williams, Susan Holt (New York: Routledge, 2002), 159-73.