Robert Korstad is Kevin D. Gorter Professor of Public Policy Studies and History at Duke University where he codirects the Duke Program on History, Public Policy, and Social Change. He is coauthor, with James L. Leloudis, of To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America (2010); author of Civil Rights Unionism: Tobacco Workers and the Struggle for Democracy in the Mid-Twentieth-Century South (2003); coeditor of Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Talk About Life in the Segregated South (2001), and coauthor of Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World (1987).
- America’s War on Poverty
- The Long Civil Rights Movement: The 1940s
- The Southern Cotton Mill World
- “Behind the Veil”: African American Life in the Jim Crow South
- Civil Rights Unionism