Noliwe Rooks, Cornell University

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Associate Professor Ithaca, New York nrooks@cornell.edu

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Professor Rooks is an associate professor in Africana Studies and Feminist, Gender, Sexuality Studies. An interdisciplinary scholar, she works on the racial implications of beauty, fashion and adornment; racial inequality in education; race, food and the politics of the city, and Black women's st...

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Professor Rooks is an associate professor in Africana Studies and Feminist, Gender, Sexuality Studies. An interdisciplinary scholar, she works on the racial implications of beauty, fashion and adornment; racial inequality in education; race, food and the politics of the city, and Black women's studies. Her work explores how race and gender both impact and are impacted by popular culture, social history and political life in the United States.

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