Joseph Crespino

Joseph Crespino is Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Emory University. He is the author of Strom Thurmond’s America (Hill & Wang, 2012) and In Search of Another Country: Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution (Princeton, 2007), winner of the Lillian Smith Book Award, the McLemore Prize given by the Mississippi Historical Society, and the nonfiction prize awarded by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. He is the co-editor, with Matthew Lassiter, of The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism (Oxford, 2010).