About Carol Anderson

African American Studies, History, Public Policy

Carol Anderson’s research and teaching focus on public policy, particularly the ways that domestic and international policies intersect through the issues of race, justice, and equality in the United States. She has served on working groups dealing with race, minority rights, and criminal justice at the United Nations, among other institutions.

Professional positions
  • 2009–present: Associate professor (2009–2015), full professor (2015), Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor (2015–2016), and Charles Howard Candler Professor (2016–present) of African American Studies, Emory University
  • 1996–2008: Assistant (1996–2003) and associate (2003–2008) professor of history, University of Missouri
Notable publications
  • Anderson, Carol. 2018. One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Anderson, Carol. 2016. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Anderson, Carol. 2014. Bourgeois Radical: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941–1960. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
  • Anderson, Carol. 2003. Eyes off the Prize: The United Nations and the African-American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944–1955. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
  • PhD, history, Ohio State University
  • MA, political science, Miami University
  • BA, history and political science, Miami University
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