Suzanne Lebsock (born Dec. 1,1949 at Williston, ND ) is an award-winning author and historian. Her works include her first book The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860 which was published in 1984 and won the Bancroft Prize, and A Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial. She has won the Francis Parkman Prize for her writing, and is currently a Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She specializes in women's history.
- A Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial
- Visible Women: New Essays on American Activism (Women in American History) [with Nancy A Hewitt]
- The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784–1860
- A Share of Honor: Virginia Women, 1600-1945. [with Kym Rice]
- Woman Suffrage and White Supremacy: A Virginia Case Study