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Department of History and Political Science
515 Orr Dr.
462 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 

David Jackson

Professor of History, Department Chair
Ph.D.The University of Memphis, 1997


Office: Tucker Hall, Room 457

Phone: (850) 599-3374

Email: david.jackson@famu.edu

Fields of interest:
  • African American history since 1865
  • Ancient Africa with emphasis on Egypt
  • Latin America with emphasis on Brazil.

Courses Taught:
  • AFA 3104 – The African American Experience
  • AFH 4100 – History of Africa to 1800
  • AFS 5151 – Life and Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • AMH 2091 – Intro to African American History
  • AMH 3571 – African American History to 1865
  • AMH 5409 – Prob His of South
  • ESE 4943 – Student Tech Sec Schools
  • HIS 4906 – Directed Individual Study
  • HIS 6971 – Masters Thesis
  • ISS 6305 – Research Methods
  • ISS 6942 – Internship
  • SSE 3360 – Teaching Social Studies

Publications & Presentations:
  • Booker T. Washington and the Struggle Against White Supremacy: The Southern Educational Tours, 1908-1912 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
  • Book Chapter, “Selena Sloan Butler: Atlanta Club Leader, Reformer Educator,” in Larry E. Rivers and Canter Brown, Jr., eds., The Varieties of Women’s Experiences: Portraits of Southern Women in the Post-Civil War Century (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009)
  • “The First H.N.I.C.: Booker T. Washington in Defense of His Race,” Presenter, Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, February 13, 2009.

Awards:
  • Appointed: University Press of Florida Advisory Board, 2007
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, John G. Riley House Museum, 2007