Sharony A. Green

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Dr. Sharony Green

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2013

Research Interests

  • Gender
  • Urban History
  • U.S. History
  • Transnationalism


Courses Taught

  • American Civilization to 1865 (HY 103)
  • American Civilization since 1865 (HY 104)
  • The Nineteenth Century City (HY 300)
  • Bebop to Hip Hop: Young America and Music (HY 430)
  • Antebellum America (HY 400)
  • Gender, Race and the Urban Space (HY-WS-GRS 500)

Recent Publications

“Tracing Black Racial and Spatial Politics in South Florida via Memory,” Journal of Urban History (First published date: January-30-2017 ): 1-21.

Sharony Green, Remember Me to Miss Louisa: Black and White Intimacies in Antebellum America (Northern Illinois University Press, forthcoming)Remember Me to Miss Louisa: Hidden Black – White Intimacies in Antebellum America (Northern Illinois University Press, June 2015).

“Mr Ballard, I am compelled to write again”: Beyond Bedrooms and Brothels, a Fancy Girl Speaks,” Black Women, Gender and Families, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Spring 2011): 17-40.

Current Projects

Course Projects

Other Professional Interests


Awards and Honors

  • 2016 Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize, Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) for Remember Me to Miss Louisa: Hidden Black-White Intimacies in Antebellum America (Northern Illinois University Press, 2015)
  • Alternate, Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014)
  • Co-honoree, Educator of the Year, Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society (2014)
  • Bankhead/Summersell Pre-Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Department of History, University of Alabama (2012-13)
  • Alternate, Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (2012)
  • Outstanding Research Writing Award, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute (SPI) (2010)
  • “The River is Low: Fancy Girls and the Issue of Desire Around One Domestic Slave Trader,” Honorable Mention, Graduate Category, Ruth Murray Essay Competition, Center for Gender Studies, University of Chicago (2007)
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