Alec Fazackerley Hickmott

Alec Fazackerley Hickmott

PhD Candidate (ABD)

Advisor: Claudrena N. Harold

Phone: 434-806-3202

Email: afh6e (at)

Fields & Specialties

African American History; 20th Century US South; Rural History; Intellectual History; Postcolonialism


Ph.D., History, University of Virginia (In Progress)

M.Phil., American History, University of Sussex (2011)                                                                               

 M.A., History, University of Virginia (2010)                                                                                                       

 B.A., American Studies, First Class, University of Sussex (2003-2007)                                                  

            University of Texas at Austin (2005-2006)


Current Research

Dissertation: To Modernize the Race: Black Social Scientists, Development Politics and the Postwar Rural South.

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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