History


Added 03/25/22 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: , ,

Tara Roberts is a National Geographic Storytelling Fellow and former fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Open Documentary Lab. She is an editor and storyteller who has spent over two decades amplifying and sharing the stories of girls and women along with African Americans.

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Added 02/04/22 | Location: Maryland | Subjects: ,

Jules Gill-Peterson is an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches transgender history, culture and politics. She is a historian who writes about the history of sexuality, focusing on racial histories of sex, gender, and trans existence in both institutional and conversational science and medicine.

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Added 02/04/22 | Location: Delaware | Subjects: ,

Jaipreet Virdi is an assistant professor of history and the co-director of the Hagley Program in the History of Capitalism, Technology and Culture at the University of Delaware. She teaches courses on disability histories, the history of medicine, and health activism.

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Added 01/28/22 | Location: Virginia, Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Michael W. Twitty is a culinary historian and food writer who documents and educates on African American culinary traditions of the historic South and its connections with the wider African Atlantic world, as well as parent traditions in Africa.

Added 02/09/21 | Location: Alaska, New Mexico | Subjects: , ,

Holly Miowak Guise is an assistant professor of history at the University of New Mexico. An Iñupiaq Alaska Native, she is an expert in Indigenous U.S.

Added 08/10/20 | Location: Ohio | Subjects: ,

Trevon Logan is a professor of economics and the associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University.

Updated 06/29/20 | Location: South Carolina | Subjects: ,

Bernard Powers is the founding director of the College of Charleston’s Center for the Study of Slavery and a professor emeritus of history at the university. He’s an expert on African American history and culture and the role of slavery in American history.

Added 01/18/18 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Miguel Tinker Salas is the Leslie Farmer Professor of Latin American Studies, a professor of history and Chicana/o Latina/o studies, and the coordinator of Latin American studies at Pomona College.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Kentucky | Subjects: , ,

Derrick E. White is a professor of history and African American and Africana studies at the University of Kentucky.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Indiana | Subjects: , ,

Ellen Wu is an associate professor of history and director of the Asian Studies program at Indiana University.

Updated 07/26/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Dina Gilio-Whitaker is policy director and senior researcher at the Center for World Indigenous Studies.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Nebraska | Subjects: ,

Dennis Smith is an associate professor of history and director of Native American studies at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Florida | Subjects:

Lillian Guerra is a University of Florida professor of Cuban and Caribbean history. Her research focuses on power dynamics and nationalism in Cuba. Her books include “Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption and Resistance, 1959-1971” and “Heroes, Martyrs and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Daina Ramey Berry is Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History and chair of the history department at the University of Texas, Austin.

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Updated 10/01/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: ,

Leah Wright Rigueur is an associate professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a visiting associate professor/Harry S. Truman Associate Professor of American History at Brandeis University.

Added 06/15/15 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: , ,

Rwany Sibaja (see-bah-ha) is an assistant professor of history and director of the History Education Program at Appalachian State University.

Updated 04/29/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Maria Cristina Garcia is the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. Her work focuses on refugees, immigration, exiles, and transnationals in the Americas. Her book “Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida” provides an in-depth look at the migration of Cubans to the U.S. after Fidel Castro took power in 1959.

Updated 02/02/22 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , , ,

Tiya Miles is a professor of history at Harvard University. Her new book, “All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake,” traces a gift from an enslaved mother to her daughter as it passed through the generations.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Hua Hsu is an assistant professor of English and director of American Studies at Vassar College and a staff writer at The New Yorker.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Maryland | Subjects: , ,

Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of communication and African and African American studies at Loyola University Maryland.

Updated 04/08/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Mae Ngai is the Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and professor of history at Columbia University.