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Lois Brown

Director, Center for the Study of Race and Democracy & Foundation Professor of English
Arizona State University

Lois Brown, PhD is Foundation Professor of English at Arizona State University and director of the university’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. She is a public historian, a published scholar and an award-winning teacher of African American literature, history and culture whose groundbreaking research reshapes our understanding of race, class, gender, faith, and place in America. Her works include the first modern edition of Susan Paul’s 1835 MEMOIR OF JAMES JACKSON, THE ATTENTIVE AND OBEDIENT SCHOLAR, the first known African American biography and the first to chronicle the life of a free child of color in the North and BLACK DAUGHTER OF THE REVOLUTION, a literary biography of Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins.

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Events featuring Lois Brown
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