Position title: Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 263-2763
3311 Sterling Hall
Keisha Lindsay is an associate professor in the departments of Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a recipient of the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Inclusive Excellence.
Professor Lindsay’s research and teaching interests include black feminist theories, black masculinities, and gender-based politics in the African diaspora. She recently published her first book manuscript, “In a Classroom of Their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools“ (University of Illinois Press 2018). She is also the author of several article-length manuscripts.
Gender & Women’s Studies Courses:
GWS/AFROAM 423: Black Feminisms
GWS 441: Contemporary Feminist Theories
GWS 546: Feminist Theories and Masculinities
GWS 547: Theorizing Intersectionality
GWS/PS 933: Feminist Political Theory
“Talking About Black Lives Matter and #MeToo.” Forthcoming Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society. Joint with Bridget Crawford, Linda Greene, Lolita Buckner Inniss, Mehrsa Baradaran, Noa Ben-Asher, Bennett Capers, and Osamudia James.
“Black Women and the Intersectional Politics of Experience.” Politics & Gender, 2019, 15(4): 20-23. Symposium on Bell Hooks’ Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center.
“Juxtaposition, Hemispheric Thought, and the Bounds of Political Theory: Juliet Hooker’s Theorizing Race in the Americas.” Contemporary Political Theory, 2019,18: 604–639. Joint with Neil Roberts, Anne Norton, James Martel, Inés Valdez, and Juliet Hooker.
“In a Classroom of Their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools“ (University of Illinois Press 2018)
“The Racial Contract: A Feminist Analysis.” Politics, Groups, and Identities, 2015, 3(3): 524-540.
“Beyond ‘Model Minority,’ ‘Superwoman,’ and ‘Endangered Species’: Conceptualizing Intersectional Coalitions among Black Immigrants, African American Women, and African American Men.” Journal of African American Studies, 2015, 19(1): 18-35.
“God, Gays, and Progressive Politics: Reconceptualizing Intersectionality as a Normatively Malleable Analytical Framework.” Perspectives on Politics, June 2013, 11(2): 447-460
2020- Member, Editorial Team, Politics, Groups, and Identities
2019- Member, Editorial Board, Politics & Gender
2019- Co-Chair, Political Theory Section, National Conference of Black Political Scientists’ Annual Meeting