Fort Valley State University  

Lutz, Christine

History, Political Science. Geography and Criminal Justice
146 Horace Mann Bond Building
(478) 825-1928
(478) 825-6161

Fort Valley State University, 2009- present
Assistant Professor
American Women
Women and Gender in World History
Oral and Family History
Georgia in American History
Introduction to Research
Narratives of the Black Atlantic
Survey of World Civilizations since Early Modern Times
Survey of World Civilizations until Early Modern Times
Survey of American History
South Africa
Orientation to FVSU

Georgia Gwinnett College, 2008 – 2009
Fulltime Lecturer
Survey of United States History, I and II

Georgia State University, 1991-2008
Fulltime Lecturer, 2001- 2008
Visiting Lecturer, Graduate Teaching Instructor, Part-time Instructor, 1994-2001
Survey of World History Since 1500
Introduction to African-American History
Survey of World History Before 1500
Survey of United States History
Georgia in American History
Capstone – The Cold War
Capstone – Transnational Narratives
Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia State University, 1991-1993

Research Associate, Center for Democratic Renewal (prev. National Anti-Klan Network),
1980-1986, 1995-1996
Publication: They Don’t All Wear Sheets

Kenan Chair Research Assistant, Emory University, 1997-1999
Graduate Research Assistant, King Papers Project, Emory University, 1991-1994

Research & field worker, Olympics markers on African-American history, 1995-96.
Research & field worker, African-American History in Atlanta, Atlanta Preservation Society
Field worker, Southern Labor History Archives, Georgia State University, 1995
Field worker, African-American Educational Archives, Wayne State University, 1994

Faculty Bio

Doctor of Philosophy
Georgia State University, 2001
Fields of study: African-American, Africa, Women and Gender in World History, Labor
in World History
Dissertation: “The Dizzy Steep to Heaven: The Hunton Family and the Atlantic World, 1850-1970”

Master of Arts
Georgia State University, 1993
Thesis: “The Tender Branch: ‘Contraband’ Women during the Civil War”

Bachelor of Arts
Regents College, University of the State of New York, 1986


Another Post-War Reconciliation: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eunice Carter,” Annual Proceedings of the Florida Conference of Historians, March 2009; winner of Thomas M. Campbell Award, Florida Conference of Historians, 2009.
Book Review, “The Agitator’s Daughter,” Alabama Review, Summer 2009 .
“William A. Hunton” and “W. Alphaeus Hunton,” African American National Biography, ed. Henry Gates and Evelyn Higginbotham. New York: W.E.B. DuBois Institute & Oxford University Press, 2008.
Book review, “Stanley Engermann,” The North Carolina Historical Review (December 2007), 259-260.
Book review, “Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links,” The North Carolina Historical Review 73 (April 2006), 273-274.
Book review, “A Voting Rights Odyssey: Black Enfranchisement in Georgia,” The Journal of Southern History 71 (February 2005): 214-215.
“Addie Hunton: Peace and Pan-Africanism,” Portraits of African American Life Since 1865, ed. Nina Mjagkij. Wilmington, DE: Human Tradition in America #16,
Scholarly Resources, 2003.
“Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom,” “National Domestic Workers Union,” and “Center for Democratic Renewal,” Organizing Black America, ed.
Nina Mjagkij. New York: Garland Publishing, 2001.
Book review, “Joe Frank Harris: Personal Reflections on a Public Life,” Journal of Southwest Georgia History 14 (Fall 1999): 90-91.
“1996 Annual Meeting: Tour Atlanta’s Historic Auburn Avenue,” with Jacqueline Rouse, Perspectives, November 1995.
They Don’t All Wear Sheets: A Chronology of Racist and Far Right Violence, 1980-1986. New York: Division of Church and Society of the National Council of Churches in the USA, 1987.
With Jehu Eaves, “Miami Rebellion,” Southern Exposure (Spring 1981): 104-109.
Editor, Southern Patriot (also known as Southern Struggle), 1977-1982.

Research Interests: 

The Atlantic World: South Africa, African-American, Labor in World History, Women and Gender in World History.

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