Nebraska Authors

Jo Ann Carrigan

AKA: "Jody"

Born 1933-09-10 Washington, AR (USA)

Died 2018-09-05
Omaha, NE (USA)

Carrigan joined the University of Nebraska at Omaha faculty in 1970 and retired there in 1996. She continued as volunteer Adjunct Professor of Medical History at the University of Nebraska Medical Center until her death.

Places Lived

Baton Rouge, LA
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Southern History; Medical History; Louisiana History; University of Omaha Faculty


Bachelor of Arts, 1953, Henderson State College, Sheridan, AR
Master of Arts, 1956, in American History, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Ph.D, 1961, in American History, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA



Places Worked

Louisiana State University
University of Nebraska--Omaha


Organization of American Historians
Southern Historical Association
Southern Association of Women Historians
American Association of University Professors, UNO chapter


Managing editor, Louisiana History (periodical), ca. 1960s.
Editor, Alcee Fortier's History of Louisiana. 2 volumes. 1966.
The Saffron Scourge: Yellow Fever in Louisiana. 1994.

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