Barbara Winslow

Barbara Winslow

A professor emerita at Brooklyn College, Barbara Winslow is a historian of women's activism as well as the founder and director emerita of the Shirley Chisholm Project. She is the author of Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change (2013) and a coeditor of Clio in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching U.S. Women's History (2009).


  • A Century of Suffrage . . . and Struggle
  • Breaking the Highest Glass Ceiling: Shirley Chisholm, Hillary Clinton, and the Future *
  • Ecstatic Utopians: The Radical Women's Liberation Movement, 1960-1980
  • How Can I Possibly Teach About Harriet Tubman When I Have to Get to World War I by January 10: Integrating Class, Race, and Gender into the Social Studies Curriculum in the Age of High-Stakes Testing
  • Shirley Chisholm: An Unbought and Unbossed Catalyst for Change
  • Shirley Chisholm: Urban Liberalism, Feminism, and Black Liberation
  • The Impact of the Women's Movement on Athletes and Athletics
  • Women's Rights and Reproductive Justice *

Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.

Process: A Blog for American History


Thinking about Shirley Chisholm during the Current Presidential Primaries