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Carol Anderson

Charles Howard Candler Professor & Chair of African American Studies, Emory University

Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University.  

She is the author of several award-winning books, including Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African-American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955, the New York Times bestseller, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide, and One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy. In addition to numerous teaching awards, her research has garnered fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Ford Foundation, National Humanities Center, Harvard University’s Charles Warren Center, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.

She earned her Ph.D. in history from The Ohio State University.