Rand Dotson

Executive Editor
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).
Black Freedom, White Resistance, and Red Menace - Cover
Bourbon Street - Cover
Dixie Bohemia - Cover
Henry Adams in the Secession Crisis - Cover
In Tune - Cover
Jim Crow's Last Stand - Cover
Lee's Army during the Overland Campaign - Cover
The Louisiana Field Guide - Cover
The Maid Narratives - Cover
Milliken's Bend - Cover
Reinventing Dixie - Cover
The Richmond Theater Fire - Cover
Shaking Up Prohibition in New Orleans - Cover
Slave Life in Virginia and Kentucky - Cover
Spectacular Wickedness - Cover
Traditional Music in Coastal Louisiana - Cover
We Have Raised All of You - Cover
We Just Keep Running the Line - Cover