Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Rebecca Hill

Director of MAST Program & Coordinator of American Studies
Professor of American Studies

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 2015
Email: rhill54@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 470-578-7543


Profile

Dr. Rebecca Hill has a BA in History from Wesleyan University (1991) and a PhD in American Studies with a minor in Gender Studies from the University of Minnesota (2000.) She came to Kennesaw State in 2010. She is the author of Men, Mobs and Law: Anti-Lynching and Labor Defense in U.S. Radical History. (Duke, 2009). She has published articles in New Left Review, Labor: Studies in Working Class History of the Americas; American Quarterly, and Labour/Le Travail. She is Co-chair of the American Studies Association Committee on Departments, Programs and Centers and a member of the Critical Prison Studies Caucus. Her academic interests are social movement history in connection to popular culture and the state. Her current research is on anti-fascism in American politics and culture from the 1930s-2000s. She teaches the American Studies Scholarship and Methods classes in the MA program and advises all the MA students.

Education

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
B.A., Wesleyan University