Ethnic Studies and Critical Gender Studies
Social Sciences Bldg. Room 224
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Ph.D., 2003, History, New York University
B.A., 1993, History, Northwestern University
Dayo F. Gore is an Associate Professor in the Ethnic Studies Department and Critical Gender Studies at the University of California, San Diego. She received her Ph.D. in History from New York University and has previously taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Professor Gore’s research interests include Black Women’s Intellectual History; U.S. Political and Cultural Activism; African Diasporic Politics; and Women, Gender and Sexuality studies. She is the author of Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War (which is just out in paperback) and editor of Want to Start of Revolution: Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle. Professor Gore’s work has been supported by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University, and the Tamiment Library’s Center for the United States and the Cold War. Her current research projects include a study of African American women’s transnational travels and activism in the long Twentieth Century.
Dr. Gore’s research interests include African American Women's history; U.S. Political and Cultural Activism; African American and the African Diaspora politics; and Gender and Sexuality studies. Her monograph Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War (2011) traces the political activism of a community of black women radicals operating within the U.S. left from the 1930s through the early Cold War and the social movement of the 1960s.
Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War
"Want to Start A Revolution?” Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle (editor, with Jeanne Theoharis and Komozi Woodard)