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Robert Hall

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Professor of African American Studies and History, Emeritus

Robert L. Hall’s articles have been published in such journals as the Florida Historical Quarterly, the Griot, the Western Journal of Black Studies, the Independent Schools Bulletin, the Maryland Historical Magazine, Sociological Inquiry, and the Southern Quarterly. His original essays have appeared in several anthologies including Joseph E. Holloway’s Africanisms in American Culture (Indiana University Press, 1990 and 2005) John B. Boles’s Masters and Slaves in the House of the Lord: Religion and Race in the South (University Press of Kentucky, 1988), Donald M. Jacobs’s Courage and Conscience:Black and White Abolitionists in Boston (Indiana University Press, 1993), Seeds of Change: Five Hundred Years After Columbus edited by Herman J. Viola and Carolyn Margolis (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991), and Anne Bower’s African American Foodways: Explorations in History and Culture (University of Illinois Press, 2007). He is also the author of Do, Lord, Remember Me: Religion and the Forging of African American Culture in Florida (under contract with the University of Florida Press) and editor or co-editor of three books including Holding on to the Land and the Lord: Religion, Land Tenure, and Social Policy in the Rural South [with Carol B. Stack] (University of Georgia Press, 1982) and Making a Living:The Work Experience of African Americans in New England (New England Foundation for the Humanities, 1995).

  • Education

    PhD, 1984
    Florida State University

    MA, 1972
    Florida State University

    BA, 1969
    Harvard University

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