Wilson Center Experts

Jacqueline Jones


Expertise:
History
;
U.S. History
;
United States
Affiliation:
Director, Graduate Program in History, University of Texas at Austin

Jacqueline Jones teaches at the University of Texas at Austin where she directs the history graduate program.  She is the author of a number of books in African-American and labor history, including A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America (2013).  She has received, among other awards, the Bancroft Prize in American history and a MacArthur Fellowship (1999-2004). She is currently Vice-President of the Professional Division of the American Historical Association.

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