About Dr. BB
Whitney Battle-Baptiste (also known as Dr. BB) is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Battle-Baptiste is a historical archaeologist interested in race, gender, and cultural landscapes. Her theoretical interests include Black Feminist theory, critical race theory hip-hop feminism and the African Diaspora. Her publications include commentaries and papers in edited volumes on historical archaeology and slavery in the Southern United States. Her courses include: Gender and Slavery in the Americas, Gender in Hip-Hop Culture, Historical Archaeology, African Diaspora Archaeology, and Writing and Research Methods in Archaeology. She has conducted field work at many sites, including the home of Andrew Jackson in Nashville, Tennessee; Rich Neck Plantation in Williamsburg, Virginia; and The Abiel Smith School in Boston, Mass. Her latest research is at the W. E. B. DuBois boyhood homesite in Great Barrington, Mass.
Dr. BB is available for lectures and workshops on Black Feminist Archaeology, Race, gender and class in historical archaeology, Race and representation, Gender and Landscapes, Black Feminist Theory, and lots more. Please contact email@example.com