Rodriguez, Junius P. 1957-
RODRIGUEZ, Junius P. 1957-
PERSONAL: Born June 26, 1957, in Thibodaux, LA; son of Junius P., Sr. (a mechanic) and Mildred (a homemaker; maiden name, Degruise) Rodriguez. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Nicholls State University, B.A., 1979; Louisiana State University, M.A., 1987; Auburn University, Ph.D., 1992. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Travel, community service.
ADDRESSES: Home—707 South Vennum St., Eureka, IL 61530. Office—Eureka College, 300 College Ave., Eureka, IL 61530; fax: 309-467-6386. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: High school teacher in Mathews, LA, 1979-88; Eureka College, Eureka, IL, associate professor, 1992—. Member of parish council, Lafourche Parish, LA, 1980-84.
MEMBER: Southern Historical Association, Louisiana Historical Association.
AWARDS, HONORS: Helen Cleaver Distinguished Teaching Award, 1997.
(General editor) The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery, two volumes, American Bibliographical Center-Clio Press (Santa Barbara, CA), 1997.
The Chronology of World Slavery, American Bibliographical Center-Clio Press (Santa Barbara, CA), 1999.
The Louisiana Purchase: A Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia, American Bibliographical Center-Clio Press (Santa Barbara, CA), 2002.
WORK IN PROGRESS: An essay collection on abolitionists and higher education; research on slave revolts.