Alumna Wanda Rushing (Ph.D. ’98), now a sociology professor at the University of Memphis and author of Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South (UNC Press), is the editor of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 15: Urbanization, published this month by the University of North Carolina Press.
Looking for a great summertime read? Check out Rupture, a can’t-put-it-down medical thriller from alumnus Dr. Scott Pearson (’87, ’91). But you’d better hurry—as of this writing, Amazon.com had only three copies left. Go Scott!