Deblack, Thomas A. 1951-

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Deblack, Thomas A. 1951-

PERSONAL:

Born January 29, 1951, in Little Rock, AR; son of Alfred (a Methodist minister) and Roberta (a homemaker) DeBlack; married Susan Sanders (an optometrist), March 15, 1997; children: Susannah Grace. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1973; Ouachita Baptist University, M.S.E., 1979; University of Arkansas, Ph. D., 1995. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Methodist.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Conway, AR. Office—WPN 268, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR 72801. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER:

Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, associate professor of history, 1995—.

MEMBER:

Civil War Historians (Western theater), Southern Historical Association, Arkansas Historical Association (president), Arkansas Association of College History Teachers (president), Phi Beta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Butler-Remmel Arkansas History Literary Prize, 2003.

WRITINGS:

(Editor, with Julianne Lewis Adams) Civil Obedience: An Oral History of School Desegregation in Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1954-1965, University of Arkansas Press (Fayetteville, AR), 1994.

(Editor, with Randy Finley, and contributor) The Southern Elite and Social Change: Essays in Honor of Willard B. Gatewood, University of Arkansas Press (Fayetteville, AR), 2002.

With Fire and Sword: Arkansas, 1861-1874, University of Arkansas Press (Fayetteville, AR), 2003.

(Coauthor) Arkansas: A Narrative History, University of Arkansas Press (Fayetteville, AR), 2003.