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Anastasia Curwood
Hallam Professor and Department Chair of History
Director, Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies

Anastasia Curwood joined the Department of History in 2014. A native of Cambridge, Massachusetts, she earned her undergraduate degree at Bryn Mawr College (PA) and her M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Princeton University. Her work has been recognized with fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Institute for Citizens and Scholars, and the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University. In her spare time, Dr. Curwood is a competitive equestrian.

Contact Information
1715 Patterson Office Tower
Princeton University, M.A. 1999, Ph.D., 2003

Bryn Mawr College, A.B. 1996
Research Interests
  • African-American History since 1865
  • Women's and Gender History
  • Biography
  • Intellectual History
  • political history
  • African American and Africana Studies
  • Center for Equality and Social Justice
  • History
  • Social Theory
  • Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies