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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Sally G. McMillen

Sally G. McMillenAfter moving from California to the South, Sally G. McMillen became fascinated by the region and the role of women there. She is a professor emerita of history at Davidson College in North Carolina, where she taught for nearly 30 years. A prizewinning teacher, she is also the author of Motherhood in the Old South: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Infant Rearing (1990); the textbook Southern Women: Black and White in the Old South (1991, 2002); To Raise Up the South: Sunday Schools in Black and White Churches, 1865-1915 (2002); Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement (2008); and most recently Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life (2015).