Professor of History, Vice Provost, Dean of Graduate Studies,
University of South Carolina; Author, Historian, Lecturer
Hometown: York Country (near Clover), SC
Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Occupation: Professor of History, Vice Provost, Dean of Graduate Studies, University of South Carolina; Author, Historian, Lecturer
Other Notables: National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellow, 2000-2001; American Philosophical Society Research and Travel Fellowship, 1994-95; Mellon Summer Research Fellowship, Virginia Historical Society, 1993; Deliver Us From Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009); Origins of Southern Radicalism: The South Carolina Upcountry, 1800-1860 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988). Winner of the Francis B. Simkins Prize, 1988-1989
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Phil Noble Commentary
Lacy is a world class historian who writes about South Carolina and the South. His insights about our past and future are both bold and invaluable.