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Shamara Wyllie

Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Biography

Assistant professor of the black experience in the Americas in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Shamara Wyllie’s work on Africana women’s radical epistemologies focuses on how Rastafari women use their livity to create communities of social justice and combat anti-black gendered racism. Her manuscript, “Rastafari Women’s Intellectual History and Activism in the Pan-African World,” is a finalist for the National Women’s Association and the University of Illinois Press First Book Prize.

Education

Ph.D. Brown University

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 495Methods of Historical Inquiry
REL 501Research Mthds-Religious Study