OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021

Sherie M. Randolph

Portrait of Sherie M. Randolph

Sherie M. Randolph is an associate professor of African American history and a codirector of the Black Feminist Think Tank at Georgia Institute of Technology, where she teaches courses on social movements, black feminist theory, gender, race and incarceration, black power, African American history, and women's history. Her first book, Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical (2015), examines the connections between the black power, civil rights, New Left, and feminist movements. Formerly an associate director of the Women's Research and Resource Center at Spelman College, Randolph has received several grants and fellowships for her work, most recently from Emory University's James Weldon Johnson Institute and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Currently, she is researching and writing her second book, "'Free Them All': African American Women Political Exiles in Cuba."

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