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Muscogee County School District Desegregation Collection

Identifier: MC 121

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This collection of 19 oral history interviews, including tapes and transcripts, was created by Virginia Causey as part of her research into the process of desegregation of the Muscogee County, Georgia school system.


  • 1997

Biographical / Historical

According to the Columbus State University faculty listing, Virginia Causey (born 1953) received her Ph.D. in U.S. History from Emory University in 1983, specializing in the American South. Her main areas of research and publication are school segregation and desegregation and effective history teaching. Recent publications include "The Long and Winding Road: School Desegregation in Columbus, Georgia, 1963-1997" in the Georgia Historical Quarterly (Fall 2001), "The Constitution: Voting Rights" in Culturally Responsive Teaching (McGraw Hill: 2001), and "Strategies for Increasing Achievement in History" in More Strategies for Educating Everybody's Children (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development: 2001).

After 12 years as a full-time faculty member Dr. Causey, Professor of History, retired May 2012. With a brief hiatus, she returned in the fall semester of that year as a part-time faculty, teaching 100% online US history survey courses via the Internet


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Repository Details

Part of the Columbus State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

4225 University Ave
Columbus Georgia 31907 United States