Class of 2013
Ashley Farmer is an historian of African-American women's history. Her research interests include women's history, gender history, radical politics, intellectual history, and black feminism. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the African American Studies Program at Boston University.
Her first book, What You’ve Got Is a Revolution: Black Women’s Movements for Black Power (forthcoming, UNC Press), analyzes African-American women's intellectual production to uncover how they shaped gender constructs and political organizing in the black power movement.