Robyn C. Spencer


Robyn C. Spencer

Assistant Professor, History: B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Prof. Spencer taught African and African American studies and history at Penn State University from 2001-2007. Before that, she was a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. 

Her areas of interest include black social protest after World War II, urban and working-class radicalism, and gender. She is completing a book on the Black Panther Party and will teach courses at Lehman on twentieth-century African American history.