Alecia Long
Associate Professor


223B Himes Hall
578-4413
aplong@lsu.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:   3071: Louisiana History; 4079: Women; 3119: History of Sex in the United States
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:    U.S. South, Louisiana, Sexuality
INTERESTED IN DIRECTING THESES AND DISSERTATIONS ON:   19th and 20th century social and cultural history of the United States, especially Louisiana and New Orleans; Gender and Sexuality

BRIEF VITA

Education:
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1988; M.A., Ohio University, 1991; Ph.D., University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2001.

Awards and Honors:
The Julia Cherry Spruill Publication Prize, 2005, presented by the Southern Association of Women Historians for The Great Southern Babylon: Sex, Race, and Respectability in New Orleans, 1865-1920
Wilbur Owen Sypherd Prize for the outstanding doctoral dissertation in the Humanities, University of Delaware, 2001

Notable Articles:  

(Mis)Remembering General Order No. 28: Benjamin, Butler, the Woman Order, and Historical Memory, in Occupied Women: Gender, Military Occupation in the American Civil War, 2009

"Poverty is the New Prostitution: Race, Poverty, and Public Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans," The Journal of American History, December, 2007

" 'A Notorious Attraction': Sex and Tourism in New Orleans, 1897-1917," in Southern Journeys: Tourism, History, and Culture in the Modern South, University of Alabama Press, 2003

 

 

 

 

About The Great Southern Babylon

About Occupied Women

 

Books:  

The Great Southern Babylon: Sex, Race, and Respectability in New Orleans, 1865-1920 (2004)

Co-Editor and Contributor, Occupied Women: Gender, Military Occupation and the American Civil War (2009)