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Kristin B. Waters

Kristin Waters is the author of Maria W. Stewart and the Roots of Black Political Thought (2021), Women and Men Political Theorists: Enlightened Conversations (2000), which remains one of the few race and gender-inclusive political theory collections. She is coeditor of Black Women’s Intellectual Traditions: Speaking Their Minds (2007), which received the Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians and was named to the list of 50 recommended reads in Black feminism. She recently curated the exhibition, Abolition/Resistance: Works from the Alan Sussman Rare Book Collection (2020), at Bard College which has been incorporated into a permanent online exhibition and teaching resource. Her chapter, “Past as Prologue: Intersectional Analysis in Nineteenth Century Philosophies of Race and Gender,” appears in Why Race and Gender Still Matter: An Intersectional Approach, and her article, “Crying Out for Liberty: Maria W. Stewart and David Walker’s Black Revolutionary Liberalism,” was published in Philosophia Africana, Vol. 15:1, March 2014.

An astonishing wealth of literary and intellectual work by nineteenth-century black women is being rediscovered and restored to print in scholarly and...
An astonishing wealth of literary and intellectual work by nineteenth-century Black women is being rediscovered and restored to print in scholarly and...