Jack Carey

Jack Carey



  • B.A., University of Georgia
  • M.A., University of Mississippi
  • Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Faculty Research

  • The South
  • Regionalism
  • The history of ideas
  • Race, ethnicity, and citizenship

Faculty Teaching

  • AMS 200: 100% Americanism: Nativism in American Culture and Politics
  • AMS 203: Intro to Southern Studies
  • AMS 204: Intro to Western Studies

Selected Publications


  • “Ole Miss’s New Deal: Building White Democracy at the University of Mississippi, 1933-1941,” Journal of Mississippi History, v. 81, nos. 3 & 4 (Fall/Winter 2019), 185-219.

Current Projects

  • Jim Crow U: The Struggle to Build the Future at a Southern University

Encyclopedia Essays

Red Barber, Campbell College, Cotton Gins, Desegregation of Public Colleges and Universities, Cleveland Donald, Ex parte Yerger, Exodusters, Volney E. Howard, Frank Kinard, Clennon King, Literacy and Illiteracy, Ruby Elizabeth Stutts Lyells, Charles McLaurin, Mississippi School for the Blind, Mississippi School for the Deaf, Phil Hardin Foundation, Emma Ody Pohl, School Consolidation Movement, Training Schools, and Urban Areas, The Mississippi Encyclopedia, Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017.