Pippa Holloway

Pippa Holloway

Pippa Holloway, a professor of history at Middle Tennessee State University, is the author of Living in Infamy: Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship (2014) and Sexuality, Politics, and Social Control in Virginia, 1920–1945 (2006). She is also the editor of Other Souths: Diversity and Difference in the U.S. South, Reconstruction to Present (2008). Her research on felon disfranchisement was supported, in part, by a Soros Justice Fellowship from the Open Society Foundations. She teaches courses in U.S. history, focusing on southern history, the history of incarceration, LGBT history, and historical research methods. Her current research examines the right of those charged with crimes or convicted of felonies to testify in court.

Lectures

  • Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship
  • African American Resistance to Felon Disfranchisement
  • The Strange Career of John Field Bunting: Historical Questions and Historical Research
  • The Forgotten Collateral Consequence: Testimonial Incapacity, 1829–1961