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Core Department Faculty

Winnifred Brown-Glaude

Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Ph. D.

Department Chair

Phone: (609) 771-2149

E-mail: wbrown@tcnj.edu

Office Number: Social Science Building 310

Office Hours: Tuesday 11:00am – 2:00pm

 

Degrees Earned

  • Ph. D. in Sociology, Temple University

Courses Taught

  • ‘Race and Ethnicity in Latin America and the Caribbean’
  • ‘Women of Color: A Global Perspective’
  • ‘Women in World Perspective: A View from the Caribbean’
  • ‘Race and Ethnicity in the United States’

Research Interests

  • Race and Ethnicity in the Anglophone-Caribbean
  • Race, Gender and Informal Economies
  • Gender and Globalization

Recent Research & Activities

  • Feminist Mosaics: The Politics of Embodiment in the English Speaking Caribbean (currently working on this third book project)

Publications

Leigh-Anne Francis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: (609) 771-3361

E-mail: francisl@tcnj.edu

Office Number: Bliss Hall 237

Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00am – 1:00pm

 

Degrees Earned

  • Ph. D. in United States and African American History
  • M.A. in U.S. and World History
  • B.F.A. in Painting and Illustration

Courses Taught

  • ‘African American Women’s History’
  • ‘Topics in African American Studies – LGBTQ Communities of Color in U.S. History, 1600s to present’

Recent Research & Activities

  • “Bad Girls: Race, Crime, and Punishment in New York State, 1893—1916″ (unpublished book manuscript)
  • Volunteered as an instructor at Mountainvew Youth Correctional Facility for Men in New Jersey
Piper Kendrix

Piper Kendrix Williams, Ph. D.

Associate Professor

Phone: (609) 771-3113

E-mail: williamp@tcnj.edu

Office Number: Social Science Building 335

 

Degrees Earned 

  • B.A., Spelman College
  • M.A. and Ph. D., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Courses Taught

  • ‘Early African American Literature 1920’
  • ‘Early African American Literature 1920 – 1980’
  • African Disapora Literature
  • Multicultural Studies

Publications

Zakiya Adair, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: (609) 771-2539

E-mail: adairz@tcnj.edu

 

Degrees Earned

  • Ph. D. in Women’s Studies, University of Washington

Courses Taught

  • ‘Gendering the Harlem Renaissance: Black Paris’

Research Interests

  • Transnational women’s cultural history
  • African American history
  • Black internationalism with specific focus on early trans-Atlantic expressive culture

Recent Research & Activities

  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Scholar in Residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 2013
  • Currently working on completing her first book length monograph that will explore the relationship between race, gender and nation in trans-Atlantic and transnational vaudeville, cabaret and music hall in the early twentieth century
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