Kali Nicole Gross
Kali Nicole Gross is the National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of African American Studies at Emory University and the Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. She is also the Creative Productions Director for the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH), 2021-2023. Gross is the author of Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880–1910 (2006), which received the John Hope Franklin Center Manuscript Prize and the Association of Black Women Historians' Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize, and Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America (2016), winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in nonfiction. Her most recent book, co-authored with Daina Ramey Berry, is A Black Women's History of the United States (2020).
Gross has been featured on NPR and a number of radio and television programs, and her opinion pieces on race, gender, and criminal justice can be found in the Washington Post, BBC News, the Huffington Post, the Root, American Prospect, Ebony, JET, and Truthout.