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I write, research, and teach about U.S. women's and gender history, labor history, the South, oral history, and Appalachia. 

I am an assistant professor of history and southern studies at the University of Mississippi. And I am finishing a book on the history of women's labor, caregiving, and activism in 1960s and 1970s Appalachia.


News

New piece on Appalachian Feminism in Rewire

Recipient of the 2017 A. Elizabeth Taylor Prize

 

Contact

jcwilker@olemiss.edu

jessie.wilkerson@gmail.com