Keona Katrice Ervin
Keona K. Ervin brings expertise in Black Women's History in the U.S., Gender and Sexuality Studies, Black Feminist Studies, US Labor and Working-Class History, Black Social Movements in the US, and US Urban History. Ervin is is the author of the award-winning book, Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis (University Press of Kentucky Press, 2017). She has published articles and reviews in International Labor and Working-Class History, Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History, New Labor Forum, and Los Angeles Review of Books. Ervin is currently writing a history of Black women's labor struggles that will be published by Verso Books and a history of the intersections of Black radical feminist politics and labor-leftist coalitions and solidarity movements in the US since the 1970s. Ervin is the Senior Editor of the Labor History section of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History.
- PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
- MA, Washington University in St. Louis
- BA, Duke University