Associate Professor of Sociology
Hinman Box: HB 6104
- B.A. Northwestern University; M.A. Yale University; M. Phil. Yale University; Ph.D. Yale University
Areas of Expertise
- Sociology of law; African American women; race, class, and gender; deviance and social control; sociology of culture
- “Mapping Our Past, Surveying Our Future: Thinking About African American Women’s Lives,” Gender&Society , (September 1992) 512-515.
- “Missing the Beat, Unraveling the Threads: Class and Gender in Afro-American Social Issues,” The Black Scholar , 22:3 (Summer 1992) 36-44.
- “Black Women and Feminism,” “Double Jeopardy,” “Equal Rights Amendment,” and “Womanist,” The Women’s Studies Encyclopedia , H S Tierney, (ed.), 1 (1989) 42-44, 110-113, 121-124, and 389-390.
- “The Women’s College,” in Women in Academe: Progress and Prospects , with P Palmieri, M K Chamberlain (ed.), (1989) 107-131.
- “Multiple Jeopardy, Multiple Consciousness: The Context of Black Feminist Ideology,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society , (Autumn 1988) 88-111.
- “‘Wish You Were Here’: Representing Prison on Picture Postcards, 1900-1950;” Improvisational Politics, Race, Class and Gender and the Political Aesthetics of Black Womanhood