Associate professor Jacqueline Rouse
, of the Department of History
, has received the 2012 Dr. Lorraine Williams Award from the Association of Black Women Historians in recognition of her work as a historian, author and teacher.
Professor Rouse has written extensively about African American women in the south and their racial and gender activism in the context of social justice reform.
Rouse is currently working on a biography of civil rights icon Septima P. Clark.