J. Vincent Lowery

J. Vincent Lowery

Associate Professor

TH 395


US History since 1865, African American History, The New South, Cultural History


Recent and Forthcoming Publications

  • "Another Species of Race Discord": Race, Desirability, and the North Carolina Immigration Movement of the Early Twentieth Century, "Journal of American Ethnic History 34, no. 2 (Winter 2016)
  • "Paul Leland Haworth: The ''Black Republican'' in the Old Chief's Court" in Looking Back Without Anger: New Appraisals of "the Dunning School" and Its Contributions to the Study of American History co edited with John David Smith (University Press of Kentucky, 2013)
  • "The Transatlantic Dreams of the Port City Prophet: The Rural Reform Campaign of Hugh MacRae," North Carolina Historical Review 90 (July 2013): 288-324
    * Awarded the 2012 R.D.W. Connor Award for Best Article in the North Carolina Historical Review by the Historical Society of North Carolina
  • Book Reviews for Journal of Southern History, Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Agricultural History, Florida Historical Quarterly, Georgia Historical Quarterly, North Carolina Historical Review, The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
  • Grants, Fellowships, and Awards from the UW-Green Bay Research Council, the UW-Green Bay Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, the Wisconsin Institute on Race and Ethnicity, the North Caroliniana Society, the University of South Carolina Institute for Southern Studies, and the John T. Nolen Fund
  • Conference Presentations at the Agricultural History Society Meeting, Indiana Association the Social Science History Association Conference, the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Meeting, the Conference on Race, Labor and Citizenship in the Post-Emancipation South, and the Southern Industrialization Project Meeting
  • Invited Presentations at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, the Neville Public Museum, the Wisconsin Academy for the Study of American History, and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington


B.A., James Madison University; M.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Ph.D., University of Mississippi