Fields of Study: United States History, African American History
Advisor: Tera W. Hunter
Keisha N. Blain is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History. Her research interests include twentieth century U.S. History, African American History, Women’s History and the African Diaspora. She is specifically interested in gender and Black Nationalism, and Black women’s international activities during the early twentieth century. Her dissertation examines how Black Nationalist women engaged in national and global politics during the Great Depression and World War II eras.
Before coming to Princeton, Keisha received a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in History and Africana Studies from Binghamton University (SUNY). Her articles have appeared in Women and Social Movements, 1600-2000 and JENDA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies.