Elizabeth Herbin-Triant is a United States historian with particular interests in the South and African-American history. Her book, Legislating Jim Crow Neighborhoods: Race, Class, and Campaigns for Residential Segregation in Early-Twentieth-Century North Carolina, is under contract with Columbia University Press. Her other research projects have explored African-American migration within the U.S. and emigration to Liberia, segregationist ideas in South Africa, the Harlem Renaissance, and agrarianism in the American South. 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.