June 9, 2023

McClurken Presents on the Detective and the Asylum

On April 12, Jeffrey McClurken, Professor and Chair of History and American Studies presented a paper, “Murder at the Asylum: A Pinkerton Detective in Readjuster Virginia,” as part of the panel, “Infiltrating Dangerous Spaces: The Rise of the Detective in the Late Nineteenth Century,” at the Organization of American Historians Annual Conference in Atlanta, Ga.  McClurken was also part of a C-SPAN interview at the conference on the role of detectives in the 19th and 20th Centuries.