Member of the Week: Andrew Pope

Andrew Pope Lecturer in History & Literature Harvard University @popeand Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? My current project, Living in the Struggle: Black Power, Gay Liberation, and Women’s Liberation Movements in Atlanta, 1964-1996, explores how poor and working class residents of Atlanta came to identify mutual interests across traditional lines […]

Read More

Member of the Week: Valerie Paley

Valerie Paley, Ph.D. Vice President and Chief Historian, New-York Historical Society Director, Center for Women’s History Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  As a public historian working at New York City’s oldest museum, I find that my day job keeps me nimble where research is concerned. Just recently, I studied up […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Member of the Week: Betsy Schlabach

Betsy Schlabach Associate Professor of History and African & African American Studies Earlham College @schlabetsy Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  My current book traces African-American women’s use of policy gambling to navigate racism, sexism, and capitalism in Black Chicago between 1890-1960. Policy structured economic and gender relations there, where participation […]

Read More

Member of the Week: Kenvi Phillips

Kenvi Phillips, PhD Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? Among the topics I am currently interested in is the Colored Y Campaign lead by Rev. Jesse E. Moorland in the early 20th century. The efforts of the national and […]

Read More