REED, Linda. American, b. 1955. Genres: History. Career: Indiana University-Bloomington, associate instructor, 1980-81; Auburn University, Auburn, AL, assistant professor of history, 1985-87; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, assistant professor of history, 1987-89; University of Houston, University Park, Houston, TX, assistant professor, 1988-91, associate professor of history, 1992-; Michigan State University, Martin Luther King, Jr./Cesar Chavez/Rosa Parks Visiting Professor, 1989. Publications: Simple Decency and Common Sense: The Southern Conference Movement, 1938-1963, 1991. Contributor to books and history journals. Address: Department of History, Rm 524 Agnes Arnold Hall, University of Houston, University Park, Houston, TX 77204-3003, U.S.A.