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J. Douglas Smith PhD

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Location(s) Conservatory Faculty
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Title(s) Humanities Faculty, Chair of Humanities, Conservatory
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B.A., Morehead Scholar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D., in American history, University of Virginia. Visiting faculty, Occidental College; former faculty, California Institute of Technology. Author of articles, essays, reviews, and books including “Managing White Supremacy: Race, Politics, and Citizenship in Jim Crow Virginia,” and a work-in-progress, “On Democracy’s Doorstep: The Reapportionment Revolution of the 1960s.” Recipient of the Library of Virginia Literary Award in Non-fiction, as well as major fellowships and grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Huntington Library, the Haynes Foundation, and the Kennedy and Johnson Presidential Libraries, among others.