John T Kneebone, PhD

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Associate Professor, twentieth-century U.S. (retired)

Ph.D., 1981, University of Virginia


  • History of the American South
  • Public History


John T. Kneebone is the author of Southern Liberal Journalists and the Issue of Race, 1920-1944. He was for many years the director of the Virginia Colonial Records Project at the Library of Virginia and a senior editor of the Dictionary of Virginia Biography project. He is completing a new history of VCU, with President Emeritus Eugene P. Trani. He was a team member for Cabell Library’s online project, Mapping the Second Ku Klux Klan, 1915-1940, and his current research project has the working title, Secret Nurseries of Opinion: The Anti-Catholic Underground and the Rise and Fall of the Second Ku Klux Klan.