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 2019 (in the series Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism). 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.