Leslie G. Parr, Ph.D., teaches photography and journalism history courses in Loyola's School of Mass Communication. Dr. Parr earned a Ph. D. in United States History from Tulane University and an M.F.A. in photography from Tulane. She has worked professionally as a photojournalist and writer and is the author of A Will of Her Own: Sarah Towles Reed and the Pursuit of Democracy in Southern Public Education, among other publications. Her photographs have appeared in numerous books, magazines and galleries.

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