FELDMAN, GLENN, 1962-2015


Historian; university professor.  Born– May 30, 1962,Birmingham.  Parents– Brian and Julia Burgos Feldman. Married– Jeannie Reed.  Children–two.  Education–Birmingham-Southern, B.A. in political science and economics, 1983; Vanderbilt, M.A. in political science, 1986; Birmingham-Southern, B.S. in secondary education, 1989; Auburn, M.A.in history, 1992, Ph. D. in history, 1996.  Professor of history at UAB, 1996-2015; taught Economics and African American Studies ;  served as Director of the Center for Labor Education and Research.  Has published over 150 articles in professional journals.  Member Alabama Historical Association, Southern Historical Association, AAUP. Died October 19, 2015.


UAB website; obituary.


The Disfranchisement Myth:  Poor Whites and Suffrage Restriction in Alabama.  University of Georgia Press, 2004.

From Demagogue to Dixiecrat:  Horace Wilkinson and the Politics of Race.  Lanham, Md:  University Press of America, 1995.

The Great Melding:  War, the Dixiecrat Rebellion, and the Southern Model for America’s New Conservatism.  University of Alabama Press, 2015.

The Irony of the Solid South:  Democrats, Republicans, and Race, 1865-1944.  University of Alabama, 2013.

Politics, Society, and the Klan in Alabama, 1915-1949.  University of Alabama, 1999.


Before Brown:  Civil Rights and White Backlash in the Modern South.  University of Alabama Press, 2004

Nation within a Nation:  The American South and the Federal Government.  University Press of Florida, 2014.

Painting Dixie Red:  When, where, why and how the South Became Republican.  University Press of Florida, 2011.

Politics and Religion in the White South.  University Press of Kentucky, 2005.

Reading Southern History:  Essays on Interpreters and Interpretations.  University of Alabama Press, 2001.


History and Hope in the Heart of Dixie: Scholarship, Activism, and Wayne Flynt in the Modern South.  University of Alabama Press,