Sweet or Nah? The Effects of Sugar in Louisiana, 1795 to 2020
Jordan Richardson - Library Specialist II
Jordan J. Richardson, Library Specialist II in Ernest J. Gaines Center, received his MA degree in Public History from UL Lafayette. He comes to the center after two internships at Vermilionville Living History-- working as the registrar intern in the Curatorial Department. He also worked at Edith Garland Dupré Library as the Graduate Assistant for Research & Instruction where he was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Educator Award, He was part of Bringing Life to Your Library Services with 360˚ Virtual Tours presentation at the Louis Users Annual Conference in Baton Rouge, LA. An active member of Phi Alpha Theta, Mr. Richardson was one of the Top 12 University Graduates in 2018. His areas of study are Interpreting Difficult History through digital platforms, as well as vast knowledge in Antebellum Southern History through Reconstruction. Mr. Richardson also received his BA degree in History from Louisiana State University, where he was an LSU Ambassador for the College of Humanities & Social Sciences and Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity.