On Monday, March 29th, CRSJ co-director Dr. Valerie Johnson moderated a panel discussion for Women’s History Month. The discussion centered on the role of women in academia and leadership.
Dr. Tamara Holmes Brothers is Deputy Director of the North Carolina Arts Council. She is charged with the design, development and implementation of agency programs, among a slew of other responsibilities. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission, a member of the North Carolina Register Advisory Council and the National Advisory Board for Museum Hue.
Dr. Katya Gibel Mevorach is Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at Grinnell College in Iowa. She is author of Black, Jewish and Interracial: It’s not the Color of Your Skin but the Race of Your Kin, and Other Myths of Identity.
Dr. Annette M. Rodríguez is an assistant professor in the department of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on public rituals of violence. She teaches courses on the intersection of literary analysis and U.S. histories.