Professor Greenwood received an A.B. from Kenyon College in 1977, an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978 and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1991. She has been at Clark since 1991. She is affiliated with the programs in Women's and Gender Studies and Race and Ethnic Relations.
Dr. Greenwood teaches a variety of courses in U.S. History including Race and Ethnicity in American History, History of the American South, Reconstruction, The Gilded Age, and Public History. She is the author of First Fruits of Freedom: The Migration of Former Slaves and Their Search for Equality in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1862-1900, 2010, Bittersweet Legacy: The Black and White "Better Classes" in Charlotte, (1994), and The Gilded Age: A History in Documents (2000). She is also co-author of an innovative U.S. History survey text, American Horizons: U.S. History in a Global Context (3rd edition, 2017). She is co-curator of Reimagining an American Community of Color: The portraits of William Bullard, 1897-1817, an exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum which opened in October 2017, and co-editor of the exhibition catalogue.
- L.H.D., Kenyon College , 2011
- Ph.D. in History, University of Virginia, 1991
- M.A. in History, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978
- B.A. in History, Kenyon College, 1977
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"How Black Americans used portraits and family photographs to defy stereotypes"
March 8, 2021
The Photo Detective Podcast
American Horizons: U.S. History in Global Perspective
Oxford University Press
Conquering Loss, Celebrating Achievement: The Use of Photography By a Southern Migrant Family, c. 1900
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Sponsored by ASAALH