Distinguished Lecturers
Jane E. Dailey

Jane E. Dailey

Jane E. Dailey is Professor of History, the Law School, and the College at the University of Chicago, where she teaches and writes on American political and constitutional history with a special emphasis on the South. She is the author of White Fright: The Sexual Panic at the Heart of America's Racist History (2020), Building the American Republic: A Narrative History from 1877 (2018) and Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia (2000). She is the Editor in Chief of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia in American History.  Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, she has received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Academy in Berlin, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Alphone Fletcher Foundation.

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