University professor. Born– Mobile. Parents– Bevil T. and Nona S. Amos. Education– Agnes Scott College, A.B., 1972; Emory University, M.A., 1975; Ph.D., 1976. Taught at Northern Michigan University, 1977-1978; University of Alabama in Birmingham after 1978. Member of the Organization of American Historians, Southern History Association and the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic.
Directory of American Scholars, 1982; Cotton City.
Cotton City; Urban Development in Antebellum Mobile. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1985.