Texas Tech University

Abolition in the Age of Revolution

Dr. Karlos Hill

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Texas Tech University.

Since Fall 2009, Dr. Karlos K. Hill has been an Assistant Professor in TTU's Department of History. Dr. Hill is the director of both the African American History Month Lecture Series and the Diversity Lecture Series at Texas Tech. He also serves on the President's Gender and Equity Council. Dr. Hill's primary research interests include the history of lynching and racial violence in America and the anti-lynching movement. His forthcoming book tentatively titled Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory will be published by Cambridge University Press. He is also completing a book entitled The Murder of Emmett Till: A Graphic History to be published by Oxford University Press in Fall of 2015. Dr. Hill has also written articles and reviews that have appeared in the Journal of African American History, The Journal of Southern History, Reviews in American History, and Choice.

Dr. Hill's lecture was held in the International Cultural Center at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, June 26, 2014. This event was cosponsored by the TTU K-12 Global Education Outreach and supported by a grant from the Center for Global Understanding.