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Barbara Harris Combs

Barbara Harris Combs is an assistant professor sociology and southern studies at the University of Mississippi. She received her PhD in sociology with a concentration in race and urban studies from Georgia State University in 2010. She holds a BA and masters in English from Xavier University (in Cincinnati) and a law degree from the Ohio State University College of Law. Her book, From Selma to Montgomery: The Long March to Freedom, frames and examines the significance of the Selma Voting Rights Campaign.