Angie Maxwell is the Diane D. Blair Professor of Southern Studies and an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She received her Ph. D. in American Studies from the University of Texas. She is the co-editor of Unlocking V. O. Key, Jr.: Southern Politics for the Twenty-first Century due out in May 2011 from the University of Arkansas Press. Her recent publications have appeared inPresidential Studies Quarterly and the Journal of Black Studies. She is also under contract with the University of Tennessee Press to edit a volume of journalist James Agee's notebooks, and she is writing a new critical introduction to a reprint of Ralph McGill's Pulitzer-Prize winning Civil Rights Movement editorials, A Church, A School, to be published by the University of South Carolina Press. She is currently revising her book manuscript entitled "Why Do They Live There?: How the White Southern Inferiority Complex Shaped Modern America."