Carole Boyce Davies

Professor
Africana Studies/English, College of Arts and Sciences

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Jean Willy Gerdes

Contact Information

Africana Center, 310 Triphammer Road
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4625

Carole Boyce Davies

Professor
Africana Studies/English, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

African diaspora studies; comparative black literature; black left feminism; Caribbean migrations

Current Research Interest

Black women and political leadership; transnational blackness

Distinction

Association for the Study of African American Life and History Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Best Book Prize
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant for “Preparing Haitian Teachers for Economic Sustainability”
Caribbean Studies Association, Past President
Caribbean Philosophical Association Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement Award
University of Maryland Alumni Achievement Award
New York State African Studies Association Distinguished Africanist Award

Selected Publications

Boyce Davies, Carole. “Gender/Class Intersections and African Women’s Rights.” Meridians 13, no. 1 (2015): 1-25.

Boyce Davies, Carole. Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones.  Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008.

Cornell Research Website Article

Unheard Voices, Made Known and Amplified