Jessie Wilkerson

wilkerson-jessica-cropped-560x631Jessie Wilkerson is Assistant Professor in History and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi. She is currently working on her manuscript, Where Movements Meet: From the War on Poverty to Grassroots Feminism in the Appalachian South. Since joining the faculty at U of M, she has been learning about current labor struggles in Mississippi—including the organizing efforts of Nissan workers—and is eager to find ways to support southern labor struggles through teaching, writing, public history projects, and networking with SLSA members.