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Kali Nicole Gross

Kali Nicole Gross

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Kali Nicole Gross

Biography

Kali Nicole Gross is a historian who concentrates on Black women’s experiences in the U.S. criminal justice system. She has received numerous awards and fellowships, including two residencies at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship hosted at Princeton University. Her book Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880–1910 received the John Hope Franklin Center manuscript prize in 2005 and the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize from the Association of Black Women Historians in 2006. She is on leave from Wesleyan University and is currently professor of history at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

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