Dr. Court CarneyCourt Carney, Ph.D.

Louisiana State University
African American History, American Cultural History


Email: carneycp@sfasu.edu
Telephone: 936.468.2039
Office: 358 Vera Dugas Liberal Arts North


Dr. Carney is the author of Cuttin’ Up: How Early Jazz Got America’s Ear (University Press of Kansas, 2009; paperback, 2012). His articles have appeared in the Journal of Southern History and Popular Music and Society. He is currently working on two book projects. The first is on the contested image of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest. The second focuses on the massacre of black soldiers at Fort Pillow in 1864.