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DuRocher, Kris

Dr. Kris Durocher - Professor of History durocher.jpg
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D., History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL., 2005; M.A., History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL., 2002; B.A., History, Secondary Education, Michigan State University, 2000
Research Interests: cultural history, race and identity, U.S. women's history, southern history


  • Practicing History (HST 300)
  • Women in American History (HST 345)
  • American Intellectual History (HST 349)
  • Violence in America (HST 350)
  • World History through Film (HST 111)
  • World History since 1500 (HST 271)


Selected Publications

  • Book: Ida B. Wells: Social Activist and Reformer. (New York: Routledge Press, 2016)
  • Book: Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South, (University Press of Kentucky, 2011) New Directions in Southern History series, edited by Bill Link
  • Article: “Violent Masculinity: Ritual and Performance in Southern Lynchings, 1877-1939” in Southern Manhood: Perspectives on Masculinity in the New South, Ed., Craig Thompson Friend. University of Georgia Press, 2009, 46-64.
  • Article: “Finding Your Fate: The Evolution of Librarian-History Faculty Collaboration to Bring History Online,” first author, with Lisa Nichols in Teaching Information Literacy Online (Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc, 2011). Edited by Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson
  • Book Chapter: "Men that Suck: Gender Anxieties and the Evolution of Vampire Men" in Gender in the Vampire Narrative, eds. Amanda Hobson and U. Melissa Anyiwo, (Boston: Sense Publishers, 2016), p. 45-59



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