Sally G. McMillen retired in 2016 as the Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor of History. She specialized in 19th-century history of the American South and of American women's history. She is the author of five monographs, including her two most recent books, Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement and Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life (Oxford University Press). She was the winner of the Hunter Hamilton Love of Teaching Award in 2000 and a founder of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Department.