Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Olivia N. Perlow, Durene I. Wheeler, Sharon L. Bethea, BarBara M. Scott
    Pages 1-18
  3. Challenges to Black Women in the Academy: Pedagogies of Resistance

  4. Transformative Pedagogies: Theory, Praxis, Strategies, and Applications

  5. Pedagogies of Healing

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 325-331

About this book


This interdisciplinary anthology sheds light on the frameworks and lived experiences of black women faculty in the academy. Contributors for this anthology submitted works from an array of academic disciplines and learning environments, inviting readers to bear witness to black women faculty’s classroom experiences, as well as their pedagogical approaches both inside and outside of the higher education classroom that have fostered transformative teaching-learning environments. Through this multidimensional lens, the editors and contributors view instruction and learning as a political endeavor aimed at changing the way we think about teaching, learning. and praxis. 


Women's Studies Black Pedagogy Black Feminism Critical Race Theory Womanism Intersectionality African-Centered Pedagogy Black Queer Feminist Pedagogy Transformative strategies

Editors and affiliations

  • Olivia N. Perlow
    • 1
  • Durene I. Wheeler
    • 2
  • Sharon L. Bethea
    • 3
  • BarBara M. Scott
    • 4
  1. 1.Northeastern Illinois University ChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Northeastern Illinois University ChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Northeastern Illinois University ChicagoUSA
  4. 4.Northeastern Illinois University ChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-65788-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-65789-9
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