Kevin Gaines

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Kevin Gaines

Professor, Departments of History and Afroamerican and African Studies

Office Location(s): 4700 Haven Hall (CAAS)
Phone: 734.764.5513
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • History
    • Afroamerican and African History
  • Fields of Study
    • U.S. and African American intellectual and cultural history
    • race and gender politics in post-World War II America
    • African American cultural production
    • the global dimensions of U.S. struggles over the meaning of citizenship
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    American Africans in Ghana: Black Expatriates in the Civil Rights Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2006), 

    Uplifting the Race: Black Leadership, Politics and Culture During the Twentieth Century (UNC Press, 1996).
    Winner of the John Hope Franklin Book Prize of the American Studies Association, 1997.

    Elected President of the American Studies Association, March 2008.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. Brown, 1991