Faculty Profile: Earl Black

Earl Black

Herbert S. Autrey Emeritus Professor

Office: 110 Herzstein Hall
Phone: (713) 348-4686
Fax: (713) 348-5273
Email: black@rice.edu

Curriculum Vitae

ProfessorBlack is one of the premier scholars of southern politics in the UnitedStates. He is the co-author (with Merle Black) of The Vital South: How Presidents are Elected (1992, Harvard University Press), Politics and Society in the South (1987, Harvard University Press), and The Rise of Southern Republicans (2002, Harvard University Press). His newest book, also co-authored with Merle Black, is entitled Divided America: The Ferocious Power Struggle in American Politics (2007, Simon & Schuster).