Dr. Cliff Kuhn and the Oral History Association

Posted On February 12, 2015
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Cliff Kuhn specializes in twentieth-century southern history and oral history. He is the executive director of the Oral History Association, whose executive office is housed in the History Department here at Georgia State. His publications include Living Atlanta: An Oral History of the City, 1914-1948 (University of Georgia Press, 1990) and Contesting the New South Order: The 1914-1915 Strike at Atlanta’s Fulton Mills (University of North Carolina Press, 2001). He also has been associated with highly acclaimed media projects, including the award-winning “Living Atlanta” and “Will the Circle be Unbroken” radio series. Dr. Kuhn’s graduate students have written on a wide range of topics in southern and public history, including the commemoration of the 1962 U.S.-Dakota War, African-American communities in Metro Atlanta, and diverse aspects of the long civil rights movement. Recent students have obtained tenure-track positions at Kennesaw State University and Oglethorpe University; one holds a permanent position at StoryCorps Atlanta.