Ted Ownby is professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. He is author of Subduing Satan: Religion, Recreation, and Manhood in the Rural South, 1865-1920 (1993), and American Dreams in Mississippi: Consumers, Poverty, and Culture, 1830-1998 (1999), and editor of books on ideas in the Civil Rights era and southern manners. He is working on a book about the conflicting definitions of family life in the twentieth-century American South.
- Virtue, Corruption, and Household Politics in the Election of 2016 *
- Brotherhood and Brotherhoodism in the Civil-Rights-Era South
- Thinking about a History of the American South in the 1970s
- Farm Family, Family Crisis, Family Values: Defining Family in the Twentieth-Century South
Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.