Texas Women

Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives book coverElizabeth Hayes Turner, Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus of history, co-edited the book Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives (University of Georgia Press), which profiles women who have made profound changes in the Lone Star state. The 22 chapters cover subjects, ranging from essays on Indian women, businesswomen and ranchers, to biographies of Jovita Idar, Mae Jemison, Oveta Culp Hobby and Barbara Jordan.

Contributors to the book include Jean Stuntz ('96 M.A., '00 Ph.D.), Jessica Brannon- Wranosky ('10 Ph.D.), Laura McLemore ('98 Ph.D.) and Bianca Mercado ('08 M.A.).