R. Volney Riser

Riser.Ireland HeadshotR. Volney “Rob” Riser is Associate Professor of History at the University of West Alabama. He is the author of Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South, 1890-1908 (LSU, 2010). A specialist in U.S. Constitutional History, American Political History, and the history of the American South, he is presently finishing two new monographs on the Disfranchisement Era—Politics, Anti-Democracy, and Jim Crow Constitutionalism, 1890- 1915 and a legal biography of Booker T. Washington, The Litigious Mr. Washington.

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