Carnegie Mellon University

Stacey Akines

Stacey Akines

Graduate Student

  • Porter Hall 225C


  • M.A. in Adult and Community Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • B.S. in Cytotechnology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2001

Interest Area(s)

  • African American and Caribbean intellectual history
  • Black internationalism
  • Black social movements and revolutions
  • Early 20th century African American adult education
  • The history of African American home education in urban spaces
  • The intersection of racial capitalism, black women's labor, and the black family

My research project focuses on late 19th and early 20th century African American adult education and the various tropes of the "New Negro", centering on various adult educators as well as New Negro groups and their contestation over political and educational philosophy

Research assistant for Carnegie Mellon’s Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE). We are currently working on the Democratic Futures Project with primary investigator Dr. Joe William Trotter, Jr


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