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Daina Ramey Berry

Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin

Daina Ramey Berry,Ph.D. is the Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History; Fellow of Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History; Fellow of George W. Littlefield Professorship in American History at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author and editor of six award-winning books; a distinguished lecturer for the Organization of American Historians; and the incoming chair of the History Department (9/1/2020). Her most recent books are A BLACK WOMEN'S HISTORY OF THE United States (Beacon, 2020, with Kali Nicole Gross) and THE PRICE FOR THEIR POUND OF FLESH: THE VALUE OF THE ENSLAVED, FROM WOMB TO GRAVE, IN THE BUILDING OF A NATION (Beacon, 2017). Follow her on Twitter: @DainaRameyBerry.

Experience

  • 2010–present
    Chair professor, University of Texas at Austin

Publications

  • 2020
    A Black Women's History of the United States, with Kali Nicole Gross, Beacon Press
  • 2017
    The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, In the Building of a Nation, Beacon Press
  • 2007
    Swing the Sickle for the Harvest is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia, University of Illinois Press

Honours

Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians