Treva Lindsey is an associate professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at The Ohio State University. Her research and teaching interests include African American women’s history, black popular and expressive culture, black feminism(s), hip hop studies, critical race and gender theory, and sexual politics.
Her first book is Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington D.C. which is a Choice 2017 “Outstanding Academic Title.”She was the inaugural Equity for Women and Girls of Color Fellow at Harvard University (2016-2017). She is currently working on her next book project, tentatively titled "Hear The Screams: Black Women, Violence, and The Struggle for Justice." She is the recipient of several awards and fellowships. She writes for and contributes to outlets such as Al Jazeera, BET, Complex, Vox, The Root, Huffington Post, Popsugar, Teen Vogue, Grazia UK, The Grio and Cosmopolitan.