Kathryn Tucker

Kathryn Tucker

Kathryn Tucker , Ph.D.


TROY University 
Troy, Alabama 36082 
McCartha Hall 202 A
Telephone: 1-334-808-6627



B.A. Wake Forest University
M.A. University of Georgia
Ph.D. University of Georgia

Areas of Expertise:

Nineteenth and Twentieth century US South, Race Relations, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, Legal and Social History, Gender History


Kathryn Tucker is a lecturer of history at TROY University. She received her PhD in history in 2014 from the University of Georgia, where she also taught courses on US, southern, and African American history. Her research focuses on the contrast between legal and social beliefs and practices regarding interracial marriage and mixed race in the Deep South, and spans from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Movement. She has presented parts of this research at the Organization for American Historians Conference, and the European Association for American Studies meeting in The Hague, Netherlands. Currently, she is working on revising this project into a monograph.

Courses Taught at TROY:

HIS 1101 Western Civilization I
HIS 1102 Western Civilization II
HIS 1111 US to 1877
HIS 1112 US since 1877
HIS 2225: African American Experience 
HIS 3375 Research and Methodology
HIS 4421 African American History
HIS 4430 Civil Rights Movement
HIS 4422 History of American Women