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Cobbins-Modica, Quin'Nita F.

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Quin’Nita Cobbins-Modica is an historian of African American Women’s History in the American West. She received her Ph.D in history at the University of Washington and currently holds a postdoctoral position at Gonzaga University.  Her research interests include 20th century African American women’s activism, black leadership and politics, social movements, and education.  Her work examines the political goals, resistance strategies, and leadership efforts of black women in the Pacific Northwest who made lasting imprints on the economic, social, and political landscape of the region. She is also a Mellon Mays Fellow.

Quin'Nita, formerly the website's webmaster, is now the Assistant Editor/Historian for

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