Elizabeth Herbin-Triant is a United States historian with particular interests in the South and African-American history. Her book, Threatening Property: Race, Class, and Campaigns to Legislate Jim Crow Neighborhoods, will be published by Columbia University Press in the spring of 2019 in the series Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism. Through an examination of campaigns to put residential segregation into law in early-twentieth-century North Carolina, this book explores how class influenced segregationist thinking. Before joining the faculty at UMass Lowell, Professor Herbin-Triant taught at St. John's University in New York and held a postdoctoral fellowship in Agrarian Studies at Yale University. Her essays have appeared in publications including The Washington Post, The Journal of Southern History, and Agricultural History. Professor Herbin-Triant is the faculty advisor to UMass Lowell's Black Student Union.