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Greta de Jong

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Foundation Professor of History, University of Nevada, Reno

Full Biography

Greta de Jong completed her Ph.D. degree in history at the Pennsylvania State University and is a Foundation Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is the author of A Different Day: African American Struggles for Justice in Rural Louisiana, 1900–1970 (University of North Carolina Press, 2002); Invisible Enemy: The African American Freedom Struggle after 1965 (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010); and You Can’t Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice after the Civil Rights Movement (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).