Robby Luckett received his BA in political science from Yale University and his doctorate in history from the University of Georgia. A native Mississippian, he returned home, where he is a tenured Associate Professor of History and Director of the Margaret Walker Center and COFO Civil Rights Education Center at Jackson State University. His books include a collection of essays, “Redefining Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century” (University Press of Mississippi, 2021), and a monograph, “Joe T. Patterson and the White South’s Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement” (University Press of Mississippi, 2015).