Tiffany M. Gill
Dr. Tiffany M. Gill is the inaugural John and Patricia Cochran Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History at the University of Delaware. She is the author of Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry, which received the 2010 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize by the Association of Black Women Historians. Professor Gill’s research has been supported by various foundations, including the American Association of University Women and the National Endowment of the Humanities. An award-winning teacher and a nationally recognized expert in African American Women’s History, fashion and beauty culture, business history, and travel and migration studies, she has provided expert commentary for various news outlets including National Public Radio, C-SPAN, CNBC, Vox, and the New York Times. Named a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American Historians, Gill has also been recognized by Diverse Issues in Higher Education as one of the top 25 women in higher education. Professor Gill received her B.A. in American Studies at Georgetown University and her doctorate in U.S. History at Rutgers University.