Jarod 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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- A Deep History of White Working-Class Conservatism: The Strange Career of America's Anti-Union Miners *
- The Other Lost Cause: Southern Labor and Working-Class History
- Missouri Miners Breaking Bad: How the "Show-Me State" Got Its Name
- Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America
- The Alchemy of America's Lead Rush: When Miners Turned Hard Rock into Gold
Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.