Pembroke Center

Jallicia Jolly

2021-22 Affiliated Scholar, Black Feminist Theory Project , Visiting Scholar in Gender Studies


Jolly is Assistant Professor in American Studies and Black Studies at Amherst College where her research focuses on the transnational politics of race, gender, sexuality and reproductive justice throughout the African diaspora. Jolly researches and teaches on Black women's health and activism, reproductive justice and health inequities, and intersectionality and HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and Caribbean. Jolly holds a PhD from the University of Michigan and a BA from Williams College.