Department Chair and Babcock Professor of History
Office: 2254 Chambers
Phone: (704) 894-2935
Website: Professional Webpage
Professor McMillen specializes in Southern and women’s history, with an emphasis on the nineteenth century. Among her publications are Motherhood in the Old South: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Infant Rearing (Louisiana State University Press, 1990), Southern Women: Black and White in the Old South (Harlan Davidson, 1992), To Raise Up the South: Sunday Schools in Black and White Churches, 1865-1915 (Louisiana State University Press, 2001); and Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement (Oxford University Press, 2008). Professor McMillen won the 2000 Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Award and was the first recipient of the Boswell Family Fellowship (2006-2007).