Dr. Rose Brewer
Dr. Rose M. Brewer is a scholar and activist. She is the Morse Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of African American & African Studies at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She is a founding board member of Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty and Genocide. She served as a board member of United for a Fair Economy, and was a founding member of the Black Radical Congress. She received her M.A and Ph.D degrees in sociology from Indiana University, and did post doctoral studies at the University of Chicago. She has written extensively on Black Families, the intersectionality of race, class and gender, political change and social transformation, publishing over 50 refereed journal articles, book chapters, and scholarly essays in these areas. Her multi-authored book, The Color of Wealth, New Press, received the 2006 Gustavus Meyer national book award.