Kabria Baumgartner is an associate professor of American studies and English, a core faculty member in the Women’s Studies department, and a faculty affiliate in the History Department. She earned her Ph.D. in African American studies and a graduate certificate in feminist studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She joined the UNH faculty in 2017.
Her areas of expertise include social movements, civil rights, slavery, African American studies, feminism, and education. To date, much of her work adheres to one central theme: the social and political realities that shaped African American activism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses on topics such as slave narratives, American protest literature, early African American culture and history, and black feminism.