Member of the Week: David Morton

David Morton Assistant Professor of African History University of British Columbia david.morton@ubc.ca Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? I recently published a book, Age of Concrete, a history of home construction, informal settlement, and decolonization in Mozambique’s capital city, Maputo, from the 1940s through the 1990s. The chapter that I most enjoyed […]

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Member of the Week: Monica Perales

Monica Perales Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Public History University of Houston @mperaleshtx Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  My current research blends my interests in Mexican American, labor, and food history. I’m working on a book project that explores Mexican women’s food labor in Texas — this […]

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Member of the Week: Elizabeth Todd-Breland

Elizabeth Todd-Breland Assistant Professor University of Illinois at Chicago @EToddBreland Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  I am currently finishing a book about transformations in Black politics, shifts in modes of education organizing, and the racial politics of education reform in Chicago from the 1960s to the present. I’ve always been […]

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Scholar-Activist of the Month: Catherine Fosl

Catherine Fosl, Ph.D. Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Director, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research College of Arts & Sciences, University of Louisville  I entered the academy in the early 1990s after spending much of the 1980s working in journalism and community organizing.  About the same time I graduated from college in […]

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