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George Derek Musgrove

Derek Musgrove

George Derek Musgrove, Associate Professor (Ph.D. New York University)

Professor Musgrove teaches courses in Post-WWII United States History with an emphasis on African American politics. He is the author of Rumor, Repression, and Racial Politics: How the Harassment of Black Elected Officials Shaped Post-Civil Rights America (University of Georgia Press, 2012) and a number of popular and scholarly articles on post-civil rights era black politics. He recently published, with his good friend Chris Myers Asch, Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital (University of North Carolina Press, 2017). He will be on sabbatical in Fall 2018 to work on his new project, “The Black Nationalist Resurgence and the Changing Nature of Black Protest in the Post-Civil Rights Period.” Find more information on his website

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