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 Dixon-McKnight, Jennifer   Name: O. Jennifer Dixon-McKnight
Title: Assistant Professor
Education:

Ph.D., Women’s and Gender History; U.S. History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., African-American History and U.S. History, North Carolina Central University
B.A., History, North Carolina Central University
B.A., African and Afro-American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Office: 370 Bancroft Hall  
Phone: 803/323-3701
E-mail: dmcknightoj@winthrop.edu  
Web:  
Area(s):

African American History, Women’s and Gender History, United States History, Twentieth Century, South, Social Movements, Labor, Oral History 

 Dr. Dixon-McKnight teaches courses in African-American History and United States History. Her research interests include African-American History, United States History, and Women’s and Gender History, with a particular focus on using oral history to examine social movements forged by African-American women. Dixon-McKnight is currently working on a project that focuses on the 1969 Charleston hospital workers campaign and the hundreds of African-American working-class women at the center of the movement. 

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