Sunday, September 27, 2009
Book on Civil Rights Movement Published by UAH History Alum John W. McKerley
John McKerley, one of our graduates who earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Iowa in 2008, has co-edited his first book, Foot Soldiers for Democracy: The Men, Women, and Children of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement, through the University of Illinois Press. Dr. McKerley is a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland in College Park, where he is a faculty research associate and assistant editor of the Freedmen and Southern Society Project.
Pictured here see John and his wife Heather after his dissertation defense.