Kevin Mumford

Kevin Mumford

Kevin Mumford is a professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he teaches African American history, civil rights, and the history of sexuality. His research looks at long-term social inequalities and the dynamics of oppression and resistance in cities. He is author of Interzones: Black/White Sex Districts in Chicago and New York in the Early Twentieth Century (1997), Newark: A History of Race, Rights, and Riots in America (2007) and Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men From the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis (2016).

Lectures

  • Constructions of Race in U.S. History
  • Hate Nation: Fighting Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Homophobia Since the 1980s
  • Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis