University of Minnesota
African American & African Studies
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Rose M Brewer

Rose M Brewer

612/624-9305
Afro-American & African Studies 810 Soc Sci 267 19th Ave S

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • African American women's studies
  • Black family life
  • class
  • gender
  • intersection of economy
  • race
  • racism
  • sociology
  • women's studies
  • critical theory
  • social transformation

Educational Background

  • M.A., Ph.D.: Indiana University, none.
  • B.A.: Northeastern College, none.

Publications

  • Black Radical Theory and Practice: Gender, Race, and Class. Brewer, Rose, 2003.
  • A Special Issue on Gender, Color, Class, and Caste. Brewer, Rose, Routledge Press/London, 2002.
  • Family Structure, Poverty, and Race in the United States.. Brewer, Rose, 2003.
  • The Color of Wealth. Brewer, Rose, Meizhu Lui, Barbara Robles, Betsy Leondar-Wright, New Press, Author, 2006. Link

Professional Activities

  • Contributing Editor, Souls, a national and international journal of distinguished scholars.
  • Member, Council of Chairs, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota: 1999 - 2001
  • Member, Student Fees Committee, University of Minnesota: 1999 - 2001
  • Member, Advisory Panel, Civic Engagement Task Force, University of Minnesota: 2001
  • Member, President's Distinguished Faculty Mentor Program, University of Minnesota: 1999 - 2000
  • Member, Student Academic Affairs Committee, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota: 2002 - 2003
  • Member, CLA Leadership of the College, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota: 1999 - 2001
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Department of African American & African Studies, University of Minnesota: 2001 - 2002
  • Chair, Merit Committee, African American & African Studies, University of Minnesota: 2001 - 2002
  • Member, Community Outreach Committee, Department of African American & African Studies: 2000 - 2001
  • Member, Student Fees Advisory Committee, University of Minnesota: 2000 - 2002
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of African American & African Studies: 2001
  • Member, Faculty Senate, University of Minnesota: 1998 - 2001
  • Interim Chair, Department of African American & African Studies, University of Minnesota: 1999 - 2001
  • Editoral Board, Contemporary Sociology
  • American Sociological, Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology: 2003 - 2006
  • Chair, Rhonda Williams Award Committee of the International Association of Feminist Economics.

Outreach Activities

  • Co-Founder and core group member, The Freire Center, Minneapolis, MN: 2001
  • Member, Planning Committee, African Genealogy Series: 2001 - 2002
  • Board of Trustees, St. Paul Academy and Summit School

Awards

  • Morse Amoco/Alumni Teaching Award, 1993

Courses Taught

  • Afro 1011 - Introduction to African American Studies
  • Afro 3061 - The Black Family
  • Afro 5352 - Black Families in Comparative Perspective
  • Afro 8202 - Seminar: Intellectual History of Race
  • Afro 8910 - Topics in Studies of Africa and the African Diaspora
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