Advisors


Martha Biondi, Ph.D.

Professor of African American Studies Northwestern University, author of To Stand and Fight: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Post War NY City and Black Revolution on Campus


Charles Branham, Ph.D

Teacher at the University of Chicago Lab School and former Director of the DuSable Museum of African American History                                                   


Erick Gellman, Ph.D.

The Samuel Dubois Cook Center Professor of Public Policy, African American Studies and Economics at Duke University Author of To Stand and Fight: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Post War NY City and Black Revolution on Campus


Adam Green, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History at the University of Chicago Author of Selling the Race: Culture and Community in Black Chicago, 1940–1955, and coeditor of Time Longer than Rope: Studies in African American Activism, 1850–1950


Chris Reed, PH.D.

Professor Emeritus of History at Roosevelt University Author of The Depression Comes to the South Side: Protest and Politics in the Black Metropolis, 1930-1933


Mary Patillo, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University and author of Black Pickett Fences: Privilege and Peril Among the Black Middle Class and Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City.

    


Nancy MacLean, Ph.D.

William H. Chafe Professor of Public Policy and History at Duke University Author of Behind the Mask of Chivalry, Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace and Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America

 

 

             


Larry McClellan, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology and founding member of Governors State University in Illinois, author of Illinois Underground Railroad                                                                                                                                                      


William A. Darity Ph.D.

Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy Professor of African and African American Studies, Professor of Economics, Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society, Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy.