William A. Link

William A. Link


This is the home page of William A. Link, Richard J. Milbauer Professor, History Department, University of Florida. Also see my webpage at williamalink.com.


Contact Information

Email:                                 linkwa@ufl.edu
Office:                                231 Keene-Flint Hall
Mailing address:             Department of History,
                                            P. O. Box 117320,
                                            University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7320
Office Phone:                   352-392-0271, ext 269
:                                    352-392-6927



B.A., Davidson College; Ph.D., University of Virginia


Research Areas

History of the American South; Progressive Era; history of education; slavery and the origins of the Civil War; American Conservativism

I have published five major books:

The Paradox of SOuthern Progressivism
William Friday


My book, Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern Conservatism, appeared in February 2008 with St. Martin's Press. For more information, see williamalink.com.




Last modified: 11/06/08