Emily Moses

Emily Moses

Emily Moses

Teaching Assistant


I am a historian of the carceral state in the twentieth century American South. I am interested in the agricultural, economic, and political experiences of convict labor. My current work examines the end of the convict leasing system in Alabama.


Mississippi State University

M.A., History program         

Fall 2016—Present


University of Montevallo

B.S. in History, 2015

Academic Career

Research Intern – Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark—Birmingham, AL


Docent – Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark— Birmingham, AL

2014- Present

Graduate Teaching Assistant— Mississippi State University           

Fall 2016—Present

                        Modern United States History, 1877-Present, Fall 2016

                        Modern United States History, 1877-Present, Spring 2017

                        Early United States History, Fall 2017

Johns Hopkins Center For Talented Youth

            Summer 2017



“Harwell G. Davis and the End of Alabama’s Convict Leasing System”

The University of Alabama Graduate History Association Conference on Power and Struggle, September 2017


“The Spark in the Magic City”

Symposium for History Undergraduate Research (SHUR) Conference, Mississippi State University, May 2015

“Are These the Gates to Hell? A Eulogy to Industrial Birmingham”

Undergraduate Research Day, University of Montevallo, March 2015

Honors & Awards

James W. Garner Scholarship, Mississippi State University

Denson Scholarship in Social Sciences— University of Montevallo

Phi Alpha Theta— University of Montevallo

The National Society of Leadership and Success

Professional Associations

Professional Associations

Agricultural Historical Association

The Southern Historical Association

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