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Dr. Michelle Haberland

Professor of History  (2002).
B.A., M.A., University of Florida, 1990, 1993; Ph.D., Tulane University, 2001.

Teaching and  Research Interests:  Working-Class History, Southern History, Gender/Women’s History, African American History

Upper Division Courses:

  • HIST 4135 The United States in the 1960s
  • HIST 5254 Oral History
  • HIST 5232 Working Class History in the United States
  • HIST 5138 The New South


Contact Information:

Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054

Office: #3008, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: 912-478-1867
Fax: 912-478-0377

Selected Publications:

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • 2016 H.L. Mitchell Prize awarded to Striking Beauties by the Southern Historical Association
  • Executive Secretary, Southern Association for Women Historians
  • Public Institution Executive Board Member, Georgia Conference of the American Association of University Professors
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Award for Distinction in Service
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar – “Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women’s Year Conference”

Current Research:

  • Shopping for Justice: Gender and Consumer Activism in the Twentieth-Century South.  A book-length study of the history and gendered meanings of boycotts, and other consumer actions in the South.  The project is in the research stage.
  • “Do What You Know is Right”:  Eula McGill and the History of Working Women in the South. Initial research and oral history for this edited collection of oral histories and correspondence completed.

Last updated: 12/14/2023