Treva Lindsey

Treva Lindsey is an Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her research and teaching interests include African American women’s history, black popular and expressive culture, black feminism(s), critical race and gender theory, sexual politics, and African diaspora studies.  She has published in and has forthcoming publications in The Journal of Pan-African Studies, Souls, African and Black Diaspora, the Journal of African American Studies, and African American Review. She is also the recipient of several awards and fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Emory University, the National Women’s Studies Association, and the Center for Arts and Humanities at the University of Missouri.  She is currently working on her first book entitled, Colored No More: New Negro Womanhood in the Nation’s Capital as well as conducting research for a project about representations of contemporary African American womanhood from the late twentieth century to the present.