AnneMarie Mingo is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Penn State University, and an affiliate faculty member in the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State. She was the 2018-2019 Ella Baker Visiting Professor of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Drawing on oral histories and ethnographies, her work in Christian Social Ethics centers on the lived experiences of Black Churchwomen who were involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Her research interests include 20th and 21st Century Black Freedom Struggles with a specific focus on the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, South African Apartheid Movement, and global Movement for Black Lives, socio-religious activism of Black women, and theological and ethical influences in social movements.
Dr. Mingo’s published articles in the areas of Black Church activism, peace and reconciliation, Theo-moral responsibility in civil rights, and the influence of Black music and media on social activism, have appeared in the Journal of Religious Ethics, Black Theology: An International Journal, Practical Matters, and the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion. She is a series editor for the T&T Clark Studies in Social Ethics, Ethnography, and Theologies book series. Dr. Mingo is the founder of the Cultivating Courageous Resisters project that works collaboratively to expand the work and equip intergenerational religious activists to help meet critical contemporary needs for social justice. She is also the founder of Sister Scholars, an organization that supports Black women with or pursuing doctorate degrees.
Dr. Mingo earned her Ph.D. in Social Ethics from Emory University, a M. Div., from Princeton Theological Seminary, a M.B.A. from Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Florida A&M University. As an ethicist and scholar-activist, she is committed to combining the wisdom and experiences from religious and academic institutions and grassroots activism to create impactful social change.
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