Ashley Howard is a history professor at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include African Americans in the Midwest; the intersection between race, class, and gender; and the global history of racial violence. She is currently completing her manuscript which analyzes the 1960s urban rebellions in the Midwest, grounded in the way race, class, gender, and region played critical and overlapping roles in defining resistance to racialized oppression. Dr. Howard’s work has appeared in The Black Scholar, TIME magazine, No Jargon podcast, NPR, the Associated Press, BBC Mundo and numerous other popular and scholarly outlets.
University of Iowa