Deborah K. King
DEBORAH K. KING
Associate Professor of Sociology
6104 Silsby - Room 107
Hanover, NH 03755
Northwestern University, B. A., 1975
Yale University, Ph. D., 1982
Courses Taught at Dartmouth
- "Your Blues Aren't Like Mine: Women and the Prison-House in Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk" (under review)
- "'Give Your Hands to the Struggle': Sweet Honey in the Rock and the Art of Resistance" (under review)
- "Mom-in-Cheif: Othermothering and Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the People's House" in Race in the Age of Obama, edited by Donald Cunnigen and Marino Bruce. Elesevier Press, Emerald Publishing Group, 2010 Volume 16: 77-123.
- "Missing the Beat, Unraveling the Threads: Class and Gender in Afro-American Social Issues." The Black Scholar, Special Issue: Afro-American Studies in the Twenty-first Century, The Wisconsin Conference on Afro American Studies, v22 n3 Summer 1992 : 36-44.
- "Multiple Jeopardy, Multiple Consciousness: The Context of Black Feminist Ideology." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Autumn 1988: 88-111. This article is among the top ten most cited articles published in Signs: A Journal for Women in Culture and Society, and is reprinted in more than twelve anthologies.
Works in Progress
- "Institutional Mammies: The Early History of Elite Colleges and the Iconic Black Woman."
- "Crying in the Wilderness: African Americans in the Century Upper Valley, 1770-1860."
- "In the Shadow of the Prison House: Domesticity, Gender and the Racialization of Carceral Sanctions."
- "Wish You Were Here: Promoting Corrections and the Representation of Prison Life on Postcards, 1900-1950" (Book-length manuscript)
Faculty Research and Teaching Interests
- African American women's political ideology and activism
- Race, class and gender dynamics
- Sociology of law
- Deviance and social control
- Cultural Sociology and visual culture