Pamela Walker

Pamela Walker

Assistant Professor of History
College Of Arts And Sciences
Department of Communication, History, and Philosophy

  |pwalker@tamusa.edu

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Biography

Pamela N. Walker is an Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M-San Antonio. Dr. Walker received her Ph.D. in African American and Women’s history from Rutgers University. She is currently revising her manuscript ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered: How Black and White Women used the Box Project and the Postal System to Fight Hunger and Feed the Mississippi Freedom Movement,’ which examines motherhood, race, activism, benevolence, and political consciousness in 1960s-era women’s social movement networks. Dr. Walker has contributed articles to all three volumes of the award-winning Scarlet and Black Project at Rutgers University. Her work has been supported by the Mellon Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, the PEO Sisterhood, and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

Dr. Walker serves as the university liaison to San Antonio African American Archive and Community Museum. 

Awards

2020-2021 P.E.O. Scholar Award Fellowship, International Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Des Moines, Iowa

2019-2020 John Hope Franklin Dissertation Fellowship, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society, New York City, New York

2019 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholar, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) and the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute, Jackson, Mississippi

2019, 2020 Alternate Fellow, Ford Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship Competition

2018 John Whiteclay Chambers II Graduate Student Fellowship for Oral History, Rutgers Oral History Archives, New Brunswick, New Jersey

 
 

Publications

Book Chapters

“Rutgers and New Brunswick: A Consideration of Impact,” in Scarlet and Black, vol. III, ed. Marisa J. Fuentes and Deborah Gray White (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, forthcoming).

“Profiles in Courage: Breaking the Color Line at Douglass College,” in in Scarlet and Black: Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers, vol. II, ed. Marisa J. Fuentes and Deborah Gray White (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2020).

“In the Shadow of Old Queens: African American Life and Labors in New Brunswick from the End of Slavery to the Industrial Era,” in Scarlet and Black: Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers, vol. II, ed. Marisa J. Fuentes and Deborah Gray White (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2020).

“‘and I a Poor Slave Yet’: The Precarity of Black Life in New Brunswick, 1766-1835,” in Scarlet and Black: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History, vol. I, ed. Marisa J. Fuentes and Deborah Gray White (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016).

Other Publications

“‘Get Ready to Vote’: Black Women after the Voting Rights Act,” Women at the Center Blog, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society, August 17, 2020.

“‘Girls in Caps and Gowns’: The Deltas March for Suffrage,” Women at the Center Blog, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society, August 10, 2020.

Ella Baker’s New York,” Women at the Center Blog, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society, July 2, 2020.

Juneteenth and Women’s History,” Women at the Center Blog, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society, June 17, 2020.

Create by ‘A Lady’: The Hidden History of Women Board and Table Game Designers,” Women at the Center Blog, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society, May 18, 2020.

“‘Mrs. America’ Primer: Shirley Chisholm’s Groundbreaking Leadership,” Women at the Center Blog, Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society, April 15, 2020.

 

Courses Teaching

Subject Number Section Description Term Syllabus
HIST 4301 1 Methods of Historical Research Spring 2022 Syllabi
HIST 1302 905 US History from 1865 Spring 2022 Syllabi