Jennifer Huff

Jennifer Huff is a graduate student in Modern American History. Her research interests include urban, African-American, and postwar social and cultural history. Her current work, tentatively titled "'Wrongs Without Remedy': Milliken v. Bradley and the Continuing Struggle for Civil Rights in the Urban North, 1969-1974," examines the 1974 Detroit-based Supreme Court case that outlawed urban-suburban busing as a tool to desegregate public schools. Jennifer received her B.A. in history with high distinction from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2006. She held a university fellowship in 2006-2007. She is the recipient of the 2006 Nels Andrew Cleven Prize for her work on 1920s suburban housing segregation, as well as the 2005 Lynn W. Turner Paper Prize for her study of the Second Great Awakening in Michigan. Jennifer has presented her research at numerous student and professional conferences. She also has substantial public history experience and has coordinated history workshops for K-12 teachers.