Black, Female and Single

New York Times – Op Ed
December 10, 2011

Featured expert: Op Ed written by Angela Stanley, researcher at Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University.

 

angela stanleyAngela Stanley is a research associate at the Kirwan Institute. Her work and interests focus on the social sciences, the intersection of race and gender, popular culture, and civic engagement. Currently she is working on the development of strategic advocacy plans for African American communities in the Twin Cities, Portland, Seattle, and Des Moines through the Northwest Area Foundation’s African American Leadership Forums. In addition, she is helping to develop a new model for civic engagement in Detroit with MOSES. She is also engaged in work surrounding improving the conditions for Black girls in Franklin County, Ohio. Prior to joining Kirwan, Angela was a graduate teaching associate in the department of political science at The Ohio State University, teaching undergraduate courses on American government, Black politics, and urban politics. She received a Master’s degree in American Politics from OSU and is currently ABD. She also earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Purdue University.

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity was established in 2003 as a center for interdisciplinary research at The Ohio State University. The Kirwan Institute works to create a just and inclusive society where all people and communities have opportunity to succeed.