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Ball, Erica L.

Professor of American Studies

Chair of African American Studies

American Studies

Office: 657-278-8273

Department: 657-278-2441



Erica L. Ball is associate professor and graduate advisor in the Department of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton. She holds a B.A. in history with honors from Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in U.S. history from the City University of New York. She is the author of "To Live an Antislavery Life"(University of Georgia Press, 2012). Related link:

Areas of Knowledge:
  • Slavery in American History and Memory
  • Race in American Popular Culture
  • African American History
  • Culture and History of the Black Middle Class
  • African American Print Culture
  • Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century African American Women's History and Activism

  • African American Studies
  • American Studies
  • History -- American

  • North America