Dr. Caroline Gebhard

Dr. Caroline Gebhard, Professor of English at Tuskegee University since 1994, focuses upon  African American and Women’s Studies in her scholarship. She published “Albert Murray and  Tuskegee Institute: Art as the Measure of Place,” Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of  a Nation, ed. Barbara A. Baker (University of Alabama Press, 2010), 114-129. More recently, she  co-edited a special issue of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, “Recovering Alice  Dunbar-Nelson for the 21st Century,” as well as authoring an essay in that volume, “Masculinity,  Criminality, and Race: Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s Creole Boy Stories,” Legacy 33.2 (2016):336-360.  With Barbara McCaskill, she co-edited “Post-Bellum—Pre-Harlem”: African American  Literature and Culture, 1877-1919 (New York University Press, 2006) and is currently under  contract with Cambridge University Press to co-edit a volume in a new series, African American  Literature in Transition, 1880-1900. She is also at work on a history of the women of Tuskegee  Institute, publishing a book chapter related to that project, “Bess Bolden Walcott: A Legacy of  Women’s Leadership at Tuskegee Institute,” in Alabama Women: Their Lives and Times, ed.  Susan Youngblood and Lisa Lindquist Dorr (University of Georgia Press, 2017).