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Name:  Jan Roddy  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Roddy graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is currently an Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jan Roddy is the author and collborator with Preston Ewing on Let ''My People Go: Cairo, Illinois, 1967-1973:Civil Rights Photographs'', a book about the civil rights struggles in Cairo's history.Roddy has been at Southern Illinois University Carbondale since 1988. She is currently an Associate Professor, Director Graduate Studies of the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts Department of Cinema & Photography.

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