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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Jarod Roll

Jarod RollJarod Roll is an associate professor of history at the University of Mississippi, where he teaches about modern America, the South, religion, and the working-class experience. He is the author of Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South (2010), which won the Herbert G. Gutman Prize, the Missouri History Book Award, and the C.L.R. James Award. Roll is also a coauthor of The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America (2011), which received the H.L. Mitchell Prize from the Southern Historical Association. His current project, "Poor Man's Fortune: America's Antiunion Miners," explores the long history of working-class conservatism in base metal mining.

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Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.