UC San Diego & You: Dayo Gore, Ph.D.





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Published on Jun 22, 2016

Dayo Gore, Ph.D., Scholar of 20th Century Black Women’s Radicalism
UC San Diego & You (San Diego)

Dayo F. Gore is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Critical Gender Studies program. She is also founder and co-convener of the Black Studies Project@UCSD and a member of the Consortium for Black Studies in California multi-campus research grant funded by the UC’s office of the President. Dr. Gore earned a Ph.D. in History from New York University and has previously taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

She is one of a new generation of young scholars active in preserving and exploring the infrequently chronicled history of 20th-century black women’s radicalism, in the US and beyond. She is the author of Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War, co-editor of Want to Start of Revolution: Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle and her research has been supported by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. Dr. Gore is currently at work on a book length study of African American women’s transnational travels and activism in the long twentieth century to be published by Princeton University Press.


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