Mike Crane

Mike CraneDr. J. Mike Crane

Gardner Building, Room 215




Areas of Expertise: slavery, Civil War and Reconstruction, African American history, 19th-century America.


Dr. J. Michael Crane earned his Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University in American History with an emphasis on the American South. He has published scholarly articles and presented papers at national conferences on both the American Civil War and American slavery. He has also taught the Civil War and Reconstruction at the college level for seven years, and have taught African American history for three years.