Deborah Liles

Deborah Liles is an Associate Professor and the W. K. Gordon Endowed Chair in Texas History at Tarleton State University. She is the coeditor of “Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi”, and “Texas Women and Ranching: On the Range, at the Rodeo, and in Their Communities”. Both are winners of the Liz Carpenter Award for Best Book on the History of Women; she is also coeditor of “African Americans in Central Texas History: From Slavery to Civil Rights”. She resides in Weatherford, Texas.