Website: Raymond Arsenault
Current Residence: St. Petersburg, FL
Raymond Arsenault is the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History and co-director of the Florida Studies Program at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. A graduate of Princeton and Brandeis, he is the author of Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice, which was named an Editor's Choice by the TBR, a Best Books selection by the Washington Post, and won the Owsley Prize of the Southern Historical Association as the best book published in the field of Southern history in 2006.
Sound of Freedom: Marion Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert that Awakened America (2009)
Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice (2006)
Paradise Lost? The Environmental History of Florida (2005) with Jack E. Davis
The Wild Ass of the Ozarks: Jeff Davis and the Social Bases of Southern Politics
St. Petersburg and the Florida Dream, 1888-1950 (1996)
The Changing South of Gene Patterson: Journalism and Civil Rights, 1960-1968 co-edited with Roy Peter Clark
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