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Dr. Kevin McQueeney

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: History and Geography
Email: kevin.mcqueeney@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4884
Office Location: 245-M Peltier

Education:

PhD, History Georgetown University
M.A., History, University of New Orleans
B.A., History and Political Science, Rutgers University

Courses:

African American History to 1877
Global History of Pandemics
History of American Medicine
History of Modern Africa
History Research Seminar
Louisiana History
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History 1877 to Present

Bio:

Kevin McQueeney is an Assistant Professor of History and the Coordinator of the Black Studies Certificate Program at Nicholls State University. He received his doctorate in History from Georgetown University, a master’s degree in History from the University of New Orleans, and a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from Rutgers University. Kevin specializes in African American History; History of Louisiana; and the History of Medicine. The University of North Carolina Press will publish his book A City Without Care: Racialized Health Care, Racial Health Disparities, and Black Health Activism in New Orleans 1718-2018 in Fall 2022. He has published articles in The Journal of African American History, Louisiana History, Federal History, and Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies. He has published two book chapters, one titled “Critical Issues in African American Health and Healthcare” in The African American Experience: From Slavery to Liberation (Western Kentucky University Press, September 2019), and “The Black Doctor on the Historical Small Screen: African American Physicians in Television Period Dramas,” in Diagnosing History: Medicine in Television Costume Dramas (Manchester University Press, March 2022).

Accomplishments:

A City Without Care: Racialized Health Care, Racial Health Disparities, and Black Health Activism in New Orleans 1718-2018 (University of North Carolina Press, Fall 2022).
“The Black Doctor on the Historical Small Screen: African American Physicians in Television Period Dramas,” in Diagnosing History: Medicine in Television Costume Dramas (Manchester University Press, March 2022).
“Critical Issues in African American Health and Healthcare,” in The African American Experience: From Slavery to Liberation (Western Kentucky University Press, September 2019).
“More than Recreation: Black Parks and Playgrounds in Jim Crow New Orleans,” Louisiana History Volume 60, No. 5 (Fall 2019): 437-478.
“Flint Goodridge Hospital and Black Healthcare in Twentieth Century New Orleans,” Journal of African American History Volume 103, No. 4 (Winter 2018): 581-608.
“Freedpeople and the Federal Government’s First Public Housing in Washington D.C,” Federal History Issue 10 (April 2018): 61-77.
“Zulu: A Transnational History of a New Orleans Mardi Gras Krewe,” Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies Volume 19, Issue 2 (April 2018)139-163.