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Department of History & Geography

Department of History & Geography

Gary Sprayberry

Associate Professor

Gary Sprayberry


Dr. Gary Sprayberry

Position: Associate Professor
Office: Yancey Center 352
Phone: 706-507-8353

Office Hours

Spring Semester, 2017
HIST 2112 
MW 9:30–11:30AM
HIST 4795  TR 11:30AM-12:30PM &  W 2:00–4:00PM

or by appointment (RiverPark Campus) YC 352


Ph.D., The University of Alabama
M.A., Jacksonville State University
B.A., Jacksonville State University

Specialty Area

African American History, American Social and Cultural History, United States since 1865


Dr. Gary Sprayberry received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Alabama in 2003. He offers courses in African American history, American social and cultural history, and the United States since 1865. His most recent publications include “One Doesn’t Integrate on Sunday: The Creation of the Human Relations Council and the Origins of Desegregation in Anniston, Alabama, 1961-1963” in the April 2008 edition of the Alabama Review and “Student Radicalism at the University of Alabama, 1968 – 1970,” in Rebellion in Black and White (Johns Hopkins Press, forthcoming). Dr. Sprayberry is presently revising his manuscript, Model City, Colored Town: Paternalism, Class and Civil Rights in Anniston, Alabama, 1872 to Present, for publication.