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gloria-yvonne williams, PhD <email@example.com>
|List Affiliations:||Former Advisory Board Member for H-Hausa
List Editor for H-Democracy
|Interests:||African History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Ph.D., History; Gender and Women’s Studies concentration
University of Illinois Chicago
"Fields of Study"
United States, 1763-present
West African History, precolonial (1300) to the present
Gender and Women’s Studies, concentration (certified)
Dissertation: “A Passion for Social Equality: Mary McLeod Bethune's Race Woman Leadership and the New Deal” (political biography) (http://gradworks.umi.com/33/27/3327458.html)
M.A., Liberal Studies, minor in Literature
Mundelein College at Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois
Thesis: “Memories: Writing the Life of Mayme Williams Carney.” (historical biography)
B.S., Biology, minor in Chemistry
North Carolina Central University
Durham, North Carolina
African (precolonial) indigenous societies, Gender and Ethnicity (Transatlantic Slave Trade); Antislavery/Abolitionist activism, Women and Political representation, Life-Writing, and Memory Studies
“Mary McLeod Bethune,the National Council of Negro Women, and The Prewar Push for Equal Opportunity in Defense Projects.” In The Economic Civil Rights Movement: African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power, ed. by Michael Ezra. Routledge Press, March 2013. (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415537360/)
“African-Americans and the Politics of Race During the New Deal.” In The New Deal and the Great Depression (Interpreting American History series), ed. by Aaron D. Purcell. Ohio: Kent University Press, forthcoming, 2013/14.
Review of Life and Death Matters: Human Rights, Environment, and Social Justice, by Barbara Rose Johnston. Indigenous Peoples Issues, March 28, 2012, http://indigenouspeoplesissues.com/index.php option=com_content&view=article&id=14453:international-life-and-death-matters-human-rights-environment-and-social-justice&catid=20&Itemid=75.
Review of Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus: a Ghost Story and a Biography, by Clifton Crais and Pamela Scully. Interventions: International Journal of Post Colonial Studies. Vol. 13, No 2, June 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369801X.2011.573234 .
“Atlantic Slave Trade and British Abolition.” In Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition, edited by Peter Hinks and John McKivigan. Greenwood Press, 2007.