Darlene Clark Hine Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies

Darlene Clark Hine (PhD, Kent State University, 1975) is a leading historian of the African American experience who helped found the field of black women’s history and has been one of its most prolific scholars. A past-president of the Organization of American Historians and the Southern Historical Association and the winner of numerous honors and awards, she is the Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies and History at Northwestern. Her numerous publications includeThe African-American OdysseyBlack Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in TexasBlack Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950The Harvard Guide to American HistoryHine Sight: Black Women and the Re-Construction of American HistoryMore Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the AmericasA Question of Manhood: A Reader in U.S. Black Men’s History and MasculinityA Shining Thread of Hope: The History of Black Women in AmericaSpeak Truth to Power: Black Professional Class in United States History, and “We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible”: A Reader in Black Women’s History. She has been awarded fellowships and grants by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

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