Academic Historian

Zakiya R. Adair is an Associate Professor in African American Studies and Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The College of New Jersey. Her research revolves around black American cultural history in the areas of black internationalism and trans-Atlantic black expressive culture. Additionally Adair works in the area of feminism and neoliberalism in higher education. She is the recipient of many grants and fellowships including a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Schomborg Scholar in Residence postdoctoral fellowship, NEH Summer Institutes. She has also held a visiting professorship in American Studies at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany.