Research Expertise and Interest
social movements, visual culture, memory, photography, African American history and culture
Leigh Raiford is a professor of African American Studies, where she teaches, researches, writes and curates about race, gender, justice and visuality. She is the inaugural director of the Black Studies Collaboratory, a three year project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She also serves as affiliate faculty in the Program in American Studies, and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies.