|Notable work||To 'Joy My Freedom|
|Title||Professor of History and African-American Studies|
Tera Hunter is an American scholar of African-American history and gender. She is Professor of History and African-American Studies at Princeton University.
Hunter's first book, To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labors After the Civil War, won the H. L. Mitchell Award from the Southern Historical Association, the Letitia Brown Memorial Book Prize from the Association of Black Women’s Historians and the Book of the Year Award in 1997 from the International Labor History Association.
- To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labors After the Civil War (Harvard University Press, 1998)
- ed. The African American Urban Experience: Perspectives from the Colonial Period to the Present with Joe Trotter and Earl Lewis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)
- ed. Dialogues of Dispersal: Gender, Sexuality and African Diasporas with Sandra Gunning and Michele Mitchell (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004)
- The Making of a People: A History of African-Americans with Robin D. G. Kelley and Earl Lewis (W. W. Norton, forthcoming)
- Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century (Harvard University Press, 2017)
- "Tera Hunter | Department of History". history.princeton.edu. Princeton University. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
- "H. L. Mitchell Award". thesha.org. Southern Historical Association. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
- Shannon, Janet Harrison (1 April 2000). "To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors after the Civil War. Tera W. Hunter Gendered Strife and Confusion: The Political Culture of Reconstruction. Laura F. Edwards What a Woman Ought to Be and to Do: Black Professional Women Workers during the Jim Crow Era. Stephanie J. Shaw". Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 25 (3): 908–912. doi:10.1086/495488. ISSN 0097-9740. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
- Holsey, Bayo (1 January 1998). "To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors After the Civil War". Transforming Anthropology. 7 (1): 76–77. doi:10.1525/tran.1922.214.171.124. ISSN 1548-7466. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
- Faust, Drew Gilpin (July 13, 1997). "Slave Wages". The New York Times. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
- Epprecht, Marc (2006). "Review of Dialogues of Dispersal: Gender, Sexuality, and African Diasporas". The International Journal of African Historical Studies. 39 (1): 144–147. JSTOR 40034005.
- Robertson, Darryl (2017-08-17). "V Books: Prof. Tera Hunter Explores Slave Marriages In 'Bound In Wedlock'". Vibe. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
- Smith, Mark M. (2017-06-09). "Till Death or Distance Do Us Part". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2018-02-15.