Jeffrey Sammons

Professor of History

University of North Carolina, PhD 1982

Office Address: 

King Juan Carlos Center, Room 616



Field of Study: 

United States

Areas of Research/Interest: 

U. S. social and cultural history with research and teaching interests in African-American History, military history, black autobiography, film history, and sports history.

Selected Works:

"Rebel with a Cause: Muhammad Ali as Sixties Protest Symbol". In Muhammad Ali, The People's Champ, ed. Elliot Gorn. University of Illinois Press. 1995.

"'Race' and Sport: A Critical Historical Examination". Journal of Sport History. Fall 1994.

Beyond the Ring: The Role of Boxing in American Society. University of Illinois. 1988.

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Updated on 10/15/2013