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Department of African and African-American Studies at Lehman College

Faculty - Mary Phillips

Mary Phillips Mary Phillips (BS, Michigan State University; MA, The Ohio State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University) is an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Lehman College. Her fields of interest include the Modern Black Freedom Struggle, Black Feminism, and Black Power Studies. She was selected as a 2018-2019 award recipient for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship.

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Office: Carman Hall, Room 289 
Rank: Assistant Professor

Here is the link to my personal website

Selected Recent Publications

The Power of the First-Person Narrative: Ericka Huggins and the Black Panther Party. Women¹s Studies Quarterly: The 1970¹s, 43 (3 & 4) Fall/Winter 2015: 33-51.

The Feminist Leadership of Ericka Huggins in the Black Panther Party. Black Diaspora Review, 4 (1) Winter 2014: 187-218.

Black Hair Politics in White Academia: With Reference to Black Studies. In Integrated but Unequal: Black Faculty in Predominantly White Space, edited by Mark Christian (Trenton and Asmara: Africa World Press, 2012): 93-104.

Black Studies: Challenges and Critical Debates. The Western Journal of Black Studies, 34(2) Summer 2010: 273-277.