Posted on January 15, 2021
UNCG Department of Interior Architecture Presents:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Design
A lecture series featuring Industry Professionals, Educators, and Alumni
Day Three – 02.16.2021 from 5:00 – 6:15 PM EST
Guest Speaker: Dr. Kimber Thomas
Zoom Link: https://uncg.zoom.us/j/97592420431
Dr. Kimber Thomas is a Post-doc Fellow at the University Libraries, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her focus is data curation for African American collections.
Thomas recently completed her Ph.D. in American studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The title of her dissertation is “The House that Black Built: Black Women, Materiality, and Makeshifting in the Jim Crow South, 1927-1947.” She is a member of the University’s Royster Society of Fellows, which provides stipends and full benefits for five years of study to doctoral students of outstanding promise.
Thomas received her M.A. in African American studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.A. in English from Alcorn State University in Mississippi.