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History educator

Dan T. Carter, Italian History educator. Recipient Bancroft prize, 1969, Anisfield-Wolfe award, 1969, Jules Landry prize, 1970, 85, Lillian Smith award, 1969, Avery Craven prize, 1986, Georgia Governor's award in the Humanities, 1991, Robert F. Kennedy book award, 1996; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1962-1963. Member Organisation American Historians, Society American Historians, Southern History Association (v.p.1993-1994, president 1994-1995).


Carter, Dan T. was born on June 17, 1940 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Son of Dewey L. and Lalla (Lawhon) Carter.


Bachelor, University South Carolina, 1962. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1967.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Francis Marion College, 1983.


Assistant professor, U. Maryland., 1967-1969;associate professor, U. Maryland., 1970-1971;professor, U. Maryland., 1971-1975;Andrew Mellon professor, Emory University, 1975-1993;William Rand Kenan Junior University professor, Emory University, since 1994. Visiting associate professor of University Wisconsin, 1969-1970. Fulbright lecturer Center Polytechnic London, 1979-1980.

Visiting Pitt professor Cambridge U., England, 1995-1996.



Member Organization American Historians, Society of America Historians, Southern History Association (vice president 1993-1994, president 1994-1995).


Married Jane Winkler, August 29, 1964. Children: Alicia Lee, David Charles.

Dewey L. Carter

Lalla (Lawhon) Carter

Jane Winkler

Alicia Lee Carter

David Charles Carter