Mickell Carter

Mickell Carter is a doctoral student in the department of history at Auburn University.  Her research interests include Black Internationalism, 20th-Century Social Movements, and the intersections between politics and culture. Her current project examines linkages between Black men’s style during the Black Power Movement, Pan-Africanism, and masculinity. Mickell is also a Graduate Fellow and Research Assistant where she interviews Bloody Sunday Foot Soldiers and documents their experiences. She has written for a number of venues including: the AAIHS’s Black Perspectives, the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project’s Warbler newsletter, the American Historical Association’s Perspectives, and the Washington Post. She is also a host of the New Books Network in African American Studies podcast. Prior to becoming a PhD student, Mickell taught high school social studies in her hometown, Columbus, Georgia. You can follow her on Twitter @MickellCarter.