Professor

Paula J. Giddings

Smith College
Historian; Educator
Area
Humanities and Arts
Specialty
History
Member Since
2017

Paula J. Giddings is Elizabeth A. Woodson 1922 Professor Emerita of Africana Studies at Smith CollegeShe is the author of When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in AmericaIn Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement; and, most recently, the biography of anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells, Ida: A Sword Among Lions, which won The Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award.

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