Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers Interviewed for The Washington Post

August 2, 2019

On August 2nd, Associate Professor Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers was interviewed for The Washington Post about her most recent publication, They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American SouthIn this interview, Jones-Rogers  details her research process, discusses the stereotypes about white women that her research directly challenges, and the public reaction to her findings. 

Of They Were Her Property, Jones-Rogers says, "The book challenges the sense of white women as silent abolitionists who were distant from the institution of slavery, whether it be the economic dimensions of it or the most violent dimensions of the institution."

Read the full interview here.