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Keisha N. Blain, Ph.D.

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Keisha N. Blain, Ph.D.

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Princeton University, 2014

 

After Dr. Blain completed her fellowship at the Africana Research Center, she went on to teach at the University of Iowa for two years before accepting a position at the University of Pittsburgh, where she currently teaches history (http://www.history.pitt.edu/people/keisha-n-blain). Her first book, Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom, was recently published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. She also recently co-edited a volume entitled New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition, which will be published by Northwestern University Press in fall 2018.  Dr. Blain has received several prestigious awards and fellowships, including a Ford Foundation postdoctoral fellowship and a research leave fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Most recently, she was appointed to the Organization of American Historians's Distinguished Lectureship Program. She currently serves as the president of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) and as the senior editor of its award-winning blog Black Perspectives.