Full Name
Mary Phillips
Job Title
Assc Professor
Lehman College
Speaker Bio
Mary Phillips, Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at Lehman College. Her research areas include the Modern Black Freedom Struggle, Black Women’s Studies, and Black Feminism. She was selected as a 2021-2022 award recipient for a faculty fellowship with the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame and the American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship in 2018-2019. Her book manuscript, “Sister Love: Ericka Huggins, Spiritual Wellness, and the Black Panther Party” (under contract with New York University Press), is the first and only biography on Ericka Huggins and documents the previously untold story of her early life and career in the Black Panther Party. She has published journal articles in SOULS: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society, the Women’s Studies Quarterly, the Western Journal of Black Studies, Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, and the Syllabus Journal.
Mary Phillips