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Dr. Kimberly Monroe

Assistant Professor of Global Affairs


Courses Taught

AFST 200 Intro to Africana Studies
AFST 491 Trinity History Project
HIS 138 The African Diaspora
HIS 339 African American History
HIS 343 20th Cent Afri Amer Liberation Movement
HIS 344 African American Women's History


  • B.A., History & Black Studies, Grambling State University
  • M.A., Mass Communication, Grambling State University
  • M.A., History, Grambling State University
  • Ph.D., African Diaspora History & Women's Studies, Howard University


  • The Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations (ASCAC)
  • Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH), Life Member
  • Rutgers University: Center for Minority Serving Institutions, 2020 ELEVATE Fellow, 2021
  • Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)- WARC Fellow, 2020

Select Works Published

  • “Womanifesto: Historicizing the Literary Activism of Claudia Jones and Assata Shakur.” Slavery to Liberation: The African American Experience, 2nd Edition
    Kimberly F. Monroe, Eastern Kentucky University Library, 2022
  • “Gigi Lamayne Album Review”
    Kimberly F. Monroe, Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, Special Issue on South Africa, 2022
  • “Writing Toward a Black Liberation: Claudia Jones’ Black Nationalist/Internationalist Activism.”
    Kimberly F. Monroe, 76 King Street Vol. 5. Journal of Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey., 2021