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Patricia Hill Collins

African-American scholar

1948   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
languages spoken, written or signed: English
educated at: Harvard University, Brandeis University, Harvard Graduate School of Education
occupation: philosopher, sociologist, university teacher
award received: Jessie Bernard Award, W.E.B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship award, American Sociological Association Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

Patricia Hill Collins (born 1948) is an American academic specializing in race, class, and gender. She is a Distinguished University Professor of Sociology Emerita at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is also the former head of the Department of African-American Studies at the University of Cincinnati, and a past President of the American Sociological Association. Collins was the 100th president of the ASA and the first African-American woman to hold this position.Collins's work primarily concerns issues involving race, gender, and social inequality within the African-American community. She gained national attention for her book Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990.
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    • Toujours courageuses [brave] ? Le féminisme noir en tant que projet de justice sociale ( 2015 )

      redactioneel artikel in On Intellectual Activism

      author: Patricia Hill Collins

    • Still Brave? Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project ( 2012 )

      redactioneel artikel in On Intellectual Activism

      author: Patricia Hill Collins

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