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us: Crenshaw, Kimberlé

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Kimberlé Williams
  • Variants

    • us: Crenshaw, Kim
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1959
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Canton (Ohio)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University. Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies
        • Organization: (naf) African American Policy Forum
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Race discrimination -- Law and legislation
          (lcsh) Homophobia -- Law and legislation
            (lcsh) Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation
              Critical race theory
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) Lawyers
                    (lcsh) College teachers
                • Sources

                  • found: Critical race theory, 1995: CIP t.p. (Kimberle Crenshaw) book t.p. (Kimberlé Crenshaw) p. v (Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw)
                  • found: Race, reform and retrenchment, 1986: t.p. (Kim Crenshaw)
                  • found: AALS dir. of law teachers, 1988-89 (Crenshaw, Kimberle Williams; b. 1959)
                  • found:, 18 Feb. 2017 (Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw; b. 1959 in Canton, OH; American civil rights advocate and leading scholar in critical race theory; law professor at UCLA and Columbia where she specializes in race and gender issues; bachelor's degree in government and Africana studies from Cornell University 1981, JD from Harvard 1984, LLM from University of Wisconsin 1985; joined the faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1986 where she was a founder of the field of critical race theory, in 1995 appointed full professor at Columbia Law School where she was the founder and director of the Center for Intersectionality & Social Policy Studies in 2011; co-founder and executive director of the African American Policy Forum; introduced the theory of intersectionality to feminist theory in the 1980s, and her focus on intersectionality is on how the law responds to issues that include gender and race discrimination)
                • Change Notes

                  • 1994-10-19: new
                  • 2017-02-22: revised
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