Barbara Ransby

Barbara Ransby is a MacArthur Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor of History, Gender and Women’s Studies and Black Studies at University of Illinois, Chicago where she directs the Social Justice Initiative. She is also the author of the award winning book Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (2003). Ransby is a longtime Black feminist activist, author and scholar and has received numerous awards for her work including the Angela Y. Davis Award.

As of November 2022