Sonya Ramsey

Sonya Ramsey

Associate Professor of History and Women's and Gender Studies


Sonya Ramsey is an associate professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies at the UNC Charlotte. An experienced oral historian, she specializes in African American Gender History, the History of Education, and Southern History. She is the author of several historical works, including, “Reading, Writing, and Segregation: a Century of Black Women Teachers in Nashville” (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press). Currently, she is completing her manuscript, “After the Marches: Bertha Maxwell-Roddey’s Educational Activism, Reconfiguring Civil Rights in the Desegregated South,” which is under advanced contract with the University Press of Florida.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences