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Amira Rose Davis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas-Austin where she specializes in 20th Century American History with an emphasis on race, gender, sports, and politics.
Recently named a Mellon Emerging Faculty Leader by the Institute for Citizens and Scholars, she is finishing up her first book "Can’t Eat a Medal”: The Lives and Labors of Black Women Athletes in the Age of Jim Crow (UNC Press).
Her work has appeared in scholarly journals including the Radical History Review and the Journal of African American History as well as popular outlets such as The Washington Post and Slate. Davis also provides sports commentary for NPR, ESPN, and BBC and serves on the advisory board of the Jackie Robinson Museum and the Arthur Ashe Legacy Foundation. Davis is the co-host of the Feminist sports podcast, Burn It All Down and the host of Season 3 of American Prodigies.
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