Rand Dotson

Editor in Chief
Southern History, Atlantic World, Roots Music
225.578.6412 / pdotso1@lsu.edu

Fields: Southern History, Atlantic World History, Southern Roots Music, Southern Studies, Legal History, Civil Rights History, American History

Series: Antislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World; Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the Civil War; Making the Modern South; Southern Biography; and Library of Southern Civilization.

Submissions: Please email a PDF version of your proposal and accompanying materials to pdotso1@lsu.edu.
 
Proposals should include a cover letter, working title, table of contents, sample chapters, information about competitive titles, and a curriculum vitae. Please also include an approximate total word count, including notes and bibliography, and information about proposed art, if any.
 
About Rand Dotson: Dotson has a BA in history from Roanoke College (Salem, VA); an MA in history from Virginia Tech; and a PhD in history from Louisiana State University. He has been with LSU Press since 2004. Dotson has taught American history at LSU and at the University of Kentucky. He has published essays and reviews in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, The Dictionary of Virginia Biography, Encyclopedia Virginia, The Journal of Southern History, The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, and Blood in the Hills: A History of Violence in Appalachia (University Press of Kentucky, 2012). He is the author of Roanoke, Virginia, 1882-1912: Magic City of the New South (University of Tennessee Press, 2007).
Albert C. Ellithorpe, the First Indian Home Guards, and the Civil War on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier - Cover
Bad Girls at Samarcand - Cover
<i>Brown v. Board</i> and the Transformation of American Culture - Cover
Civil War Infantry Tactics - Cover
The Coming of Southern Prohibition - Cover
The Confederate Homefront - Cover
Defying Jim Crow - Cover
Devils Walking - Cover
From Slave to Statesman - Cover
The Guerrilla Hunters - Cover
Jim Crow's Last Stand - Cover
John Pendleton Kennedy - Cover
On to Petersburg - Cover
Remembering Reconstruction - Cover
Schooling in the Antebellum South - Cover
The Secret Life of Bacon Tait, a White Slave Trader Married to a Free Woman of Color - Cover
Sex and Sexuality in Modern Southern Culture - Cover
Slave Against Slave - Cover
Slim Harpo - Cover
Stepdaughters of History - Cover