Jill Ogline Titus
Title/Dept: Associate Director of Civil War Institute, Civil War Institute Office
Campus Box 0435
Civil War Institute
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400
Phone:(717) 337 - 6591
BA Taylor University, 2001
MA University of Massachusetts, 2003
PhD University of Massachusetts, 2007
Introduction to Public History
The Modern Black Freedom Struggle in America
Dr. Titus’s work focuses on 20th-century African American history, massive resistance and public history. She is particularly interested in the intersection of African American history and public memory. Her articles and reviews have appeared in Journal of Southern History, The Public Historian, Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, and The American Scholar. Her first book, Brown’s Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia (UNC Press, 2011), was a finalist for the Library of Virginia Literary Award.