Dr. Patricia Minter
Dr. Patti Minter is an Associate Professor of History at Western Kentucky University, where she specializes in U.S. legal history and the American South. She received her B.A. in History and English from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, specializing in American and English Legal History. The first chair of WKU’s University Senate, Minter is also involved in many civic activities including her current service on the Board of Directors for the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky. Currently she is completing a book manuscript on the origins of railroad segregation in the late nineteenth century South. Her term on the board ends October 2014.