Maxine D. Jones
Professor Maxine Jones received her B.A. (1975), M.A. (1977), and Ph.D. (1982) from Florida State University, where she joined the faculty in 1982. She is the co-author of two books, African-Americans in Florida, with Kevin M. McCarthy (Pineapple, 1993), and Talladega College: The First Century, with Joe M. Richardson (Alabama, 1990). African-Americans in Florida received the Charlton W. Tebeau Book Prize from the Florida Historical Society in 1994. Professor Jones was the principal author of a report on "The Rosewood Incident" for the Florida Legislature in 1993.
Talledega College: The First CenturyIn 1954 when the U.S. Supreme Court declared separate education inherently unequal, Talladega College was a notable black liberal arts school thriving in rural east Alabama.
African Americans in FloridaBrief essays profile over 50 African Americans during four centuries of Florida history.