Thomas S. Rankin
Professor of the Practice in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
A photographer, filmmaker, and folklorist, Tom Rankin
has been documenting and interpreting American
culture for nearly twenty years. His books include
Sacred Space: Photographs from the Mississippi
Delta (1993), which received the Mississippi
Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Photography,
'Deaf Maggie Lee Sayre': Photographs of a River Life(1995), Faulkner's World: The Photographs of
Martin J. Dain (1997), and Local Heroes
Changing America: Indivisible (2000).
Rankin, T. "Rendering Local Community: Stories of Indivisible (Accepted)." Anchorage Museum of History and Art (October 2002).
Rankin, T. "Photography’s Lure." (October 2002). (Academic Article)
Rankin, T. "Fixing the Southern Vernacular: The Contemporaneous Art of Walker Evans and William Faulkner." (July 2002). (Academic Article)
Rankin, T. "Indivisible: Stories of American Community." (January 2001).