“There are years that ask questions and years that answer." ~Zora Neale Hurston
Dr. Tera W. Hunter is Professor of History and African-American Studies at Princeton University. She is a scholar of labor, gender, race, and Southern history.
She is a native of Miami, Florida, where she attended public schools. She received a B.A. degree from Duke University and a Ph.D. from Yale University.
St. Louis School Desegregation
Diversity in Education
History of African American Education
Co-authoring a book with Robin D. G. Kelley and Earl Lewis: The Making of a People: A History of African-Americans (under contract, W. W. Norton Press).
Current Research Project
“The African American Marriage Gap in the Twentieth Century.”
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Consultant for museum exhibitions and documentary films.
Designed to help secondary school teachers and students learn new ways of thinking about American history.