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Beverly Guy-Sheftall

Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall is the founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center (since 1981) and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College.  She is also an adjunct professor at Emory University’s Institute for Women’s Studies, where she teaches graduate courses in their doctoral program, and a past president of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). Her anthology, Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought, is a foundational collection.