John T Kneebone, PhD

Department Chair and Associate Professor, twentieth-century U.S.
(804) 828-9706

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. 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," and he has been awarded a research fellowship to the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at Notre Dame University.