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Jasmin A. Young

Education:

B.A., Africana Studies, California State University, Northridge; M.A., African American Studies, Columbia University; MSc., Political Science and Gender Studies, London School of Economics; Ph.D., African American History, U.S. History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Dissertation:

Strapped: A Historical Analysis of Black Women and Armed Resistance, 1959-1979

Thesis Advisor:

Deborah Gray White, Professor of History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Research Topic:

Black History; Women's intellectual history and activism; Black radicalism

Mentor:

Scot Brown, Professor of African American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

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