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Danielle Phillips-Cunningham

Dr. Danielle T. Phillips-Cunningham is Associate Professor of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies at Texas Woman’s University. Her book Putting Their Hands on Race: Irish Immigrant and Southern Black Domestic Workers (Rutgers University Press, 2020) is a comparative history of domestic workers in the Northeast in the early 20th century. It won the 2020 Sara A. Whaley Book Prize from the National Women’s Studies Association. Her newest research focuses on the activities of Nannie Helen Burroughs through organizations such as the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and the National Association of Wage Earners.