Julia S. Jordan-Zachery is professor of Public and Community Service and Director of the Black Studies Program at Providence College (RI). Her interdisciplinary research focuses on African American women and public policy. She is also the author of the award winning book “Black women, cultural images and social policy” (2009 Routledge) and “Shadow Bodies: Black Women, Ideology, Representation, and Politics” (Rutgers University Press, 2017). Jordan-Zachery was recently award the Accinno Teaching Award, Providence College (2015-2016).
Jordan-Zachery strives to bring intersectionality to a wider audience via her blog—Sapphire Unbound. Sapphire Unbound explores the lived realities of Black women and seeks to challenge the invisibility of Black women in policy and politics. http://juliajordan-zachery.comhttp://bwgsymposium.org