Dr Kate Dossett

Associate Professor of U.S. History

+44 (0)113 34 33288

Summary: Women and Gender History; U.S. History; African American History; The Harlem Renaissance; Black Theatre; Feminist Archives

Location: School of History, Michael Sadler


Dossett, Radical Black Theatre in the New Deal (manuscript under review)

Dossett, "Writing to Stay in History: Women, Politics and New Deal Archives,"Journal of American Studies Vol. 52:1 (Feb, 2018): 1-25. 

Dossett, “Black Theatre Archives and the Making of a Black Dramatic Tradition," in Eve Dunbar and Ayesha Hardison eds., African American Literature: In Transition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).

Dossett,“Respectability Matters: Black Women’s Activism and the Long Freedom Struggle,” in Zoe Trodd, Timo Schrader and Rosemary Pearce eds., Black Lives Matter: The Past, Present, and Future of an International Movement for Rights and Justice (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming)

Dossett, "Black Women and Work: A'Lelia Walker and the Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company," in Major Problems in U.S. Women's History 5th edition (2014).

Dossett, "Gender and the Dies Committee Hearings on the Federal Theatre Project," Journal of American Studies, Vol. 47:4. November 2013.

Dossett, “Commemorating Haiti on the Harlem Stage,” Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Volume 22:1, (2010).

Dossett: “Staging the Garveyite Home: Black Masculinity, Failure and Redemption in Theodore Ward’s Big White Fog.African American Review Volume 43:4,(2009).

Dossett, ‘“I try to live somewhat in keeping with my reputation as a wealthy woman”: A’Lelia Walker and the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company,’ Journal of Women’s History, Volume 21.2, (2009).

Dossett, Bridging Race Divides: Black Nationalism, Feminism and Integration 1896-1935 (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008) winner of the 2009 Julia Cherry Spruill Prize awarded by the Southern Association for Women Historians for best book in southern women's history.

Dossett, “Black Women, Work and Freedom,” in J. Campbell and R. Fraser eds., Reconstruction: Perspectives in American Social History (ABC-CLIO, 2008): 135-159.

Dossett, “Amy Jacques Garvey” and “Jessie Fauset,” in Richard M. Juang and Noelle Morrissette eds., Africa and the Americas, (ABC-CLIO, 2008).