Albert B. Saye Professor of History, INAS Steering Committee Member

Contact

jinscoe@uga.edu
Office:
324 LeConte
Office Hours:
T/R 3 - 5 and by appointment

John Inscoe is Albert B. Saye Professor of History and University Professor. He is the author of Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina (1989), Race, War, and Remembrance in Southern Appalachia (2008), Writing the South through the Self (2011) and co-author of The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: The Civil War in Western North Carolina (2000). He has edited several volumes on Georgia race relations, James Oglethorpe, Appalachians and race in the 19th century, and southern Unionists during the Civil War. He edited the Georgia Historical Quarterly for fifteen years and is currently the editor of the New Georgia Encyclopedia and Secretary-Treasurer of the Southern Historical Association. He is currently working on a book on depictions of southern Appalachia on film. 

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Selected Publications:

Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina (1989)

Race, War, and Remembrance in Southern Appalachia (2008) 

Writing the South through the Self (2011)

Co-author of The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: The Civil War in Western North Carolina (2000).