Project Directors

Marisa Fuentes

Associate Professor of Women's & Gender Studies and History; and Presidential Term Chair in African American History, 2017-2022

Marisa J. Fuentes

Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2007

Rutgers: At Rutgers Since 2009

Specialty: Early Modern Atlantic World: History of Slavery; Women's and Gender History

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Office: Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building 162 Ryders Lane Douglass Campus

Phone: 848-932-8416

Office 2: 002E Van Dyck Hall

Kali Nicole Gross

Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of HistoryKali Nicole Gross

Degree: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Additional Degree(s): M.A., University of Pennsylvania B.A., Cornell University, (magna cum laude)

Rutgers : At Rutgers since 2017

Specialty: African-American and US History: Women's and Gender History

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Office: 210 Van Dyck Hall

Phone: 848-932-8222

Research Interests: My research concentrates on black women’s experiences in the United States criminal justice system between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Additionally, my writing frequently explores how legacies of race, gender, and justice currently shape mass incarceration.