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Eric Ashley Hairston Contributes to Reference Work on Crime

Eric Ashley Hairston, associate professor of English and of Law & Humanities, recently contributed to The Social History of Crime and Punishment in America, published by Sage.

Hairston contributed the major historical and analytical entry on African-Americans, as well as entries on The Fugitive Slave Act of 1793, The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the Chinese Exclusion Act.  

Hairston’s next work, The Ebony Column: Classics, Civilization, and the African-American Reclamation of the West, is slated for publication in early 2013 by The University of Tennessee Press.

Eric Hairston,
9/20/2012 12:03 PM