Angela Tate

#historybawse // I don't study history, I make it

Curriculum Vitae

Updated February 2021



Doctor of Philosophy in History
Evanston, Ill (expected graduation date: 2022)
General Field: African American & African Diaspora History
Specialization: Black Internationalism
Minor Field: Public & Oral History

Master of Arts in History
Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

Bachelor of Arts in Public & Oral History and American Studies
California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, Calif.

Certificate, Digitization Skills for Libraries and Cultural Heritage Institutions
Pasadena City College, Pasadena, Calif.

Associate of Science in Anthropology
Sacramento City College, Sacramento, Calif.

African Diaspora, African American History, Caribbean, Black Europe, Women and Gender, Migration, Transnational Social Movements, Museums and Archives, Digital History/Humanities, Celebrity, Social and Cultural History

• 2021 Graduate Seminar Fellow, Ubuntu Dialogues: Museums and Communities Connect, Michigan State University/Stellenbosch University Museum
• 2020-2021 Graduate Public Humanities Research Workshop, Kaplan Institute, NU
• 2020-2021 ACH Mentorship Working Group
• 2020-2021 NYPL Short-Term Fellowship
• 2020-2021 Schlesinger Library/Radcliffe Institute Dissertation Grant
• 2019-2020, Field Foundation of Illinois, Graduate Fellow
• 2019-2020, The History Makers Digital Humanities Fellowship
• 2019-2020, California State University Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program Scholar
• 2019, Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program​
• 2019, Graduate Student Partial Grant, Humanities Intensive Learning + Teaching Conference
• 2019, Graduate Student Travel Grant, African American Intellectual Historical Society
• 2018, Mellon Foundation, Humanities Without Walls Fellowship
• 2017, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship (Honorable Mention)

Book Reviews
• Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle by Rebecca Tuuri – The Journal of African American History (Volume 105, Number 4 | Fall 2020)
• Bricktop’s Paris: African American Women in Paris between the Two World Wars by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, History in the Making Volume 9 (2016)
“Sounding Off: Etta Moten’s Diasporic Radio Activism, 1950-60.” Resonance: The Journal of Sound and Culture (under consideration)
“Rhodes Fallen: Student Activism in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” History in the Making Volume 10 (2017) (co-authored with Amanda Castro)
Encyclopedia Entry
• “Marita Bonner” Revised Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (forthcoming)
Public Writing
• Edwardian Promenade (2007-Present)
• Evangeline Holland (pseudonym), articles in The History Magazine, Learning Through History, novella published by William Morrow/HarperCollins

• Spring 2020, U.S. History Instructor, The Odyssey Project, Bard College/Illinois Humanities (COVID-19 impacted)
• Teaching Assistant, Intro To African American History (Fall 2018) Northwestern University
• Teaching Assistant, Slavery in US History and Culture (Winter 2019) Northwestern University

• “Etta Moten Barnett’s World: Oral History Storytelling.” The HistoryMakers in Higher Education: Phase II Mellon Grant Co-Principal Investigators, 5th Annual Higher Education Advisory Board Meeting, 2020
• “The Ethics of Public History” and “Black Public History from Emancipation to Neo-Emancipation.” National Council on Public History (NCPH) Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, 2019
• “The Call and the Answer: Radio, Photography, & Transnational Black Womanhood in WWII.” African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, 2019
• “The Call and the Answer: War, Peace & Black Women’s Internationalism.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 2018 [withdrawn]
• “When and Where I Enter: Black Women in the Age of DuBois and Washington and DuBois.” Chabraja Center Conference, 2018
• “The Global Color Line in the Promised Land: Garveyism, the Great Migration, and Black Uplift in the American West.” – Borderlands: Histories and Literatures” Symposium, Northwestern University, 2017
• “What Color is Your Cohort?” Association of African American Museums Annual Conference, Riverside, CA, 2016

• “Uplift & Strive: The Rites and Rituals of African American Society,” Cook Memorial Public Library District, February 2021
• ““That’s What a Song Can Do:” Etta Moten Barnett, Black Chicago, and Performing the Global Freedom Struggle,” Evanston Art Center, November 2020
• “Juneteenth,” The Chicago History Museum, June 2020
• Keynote Speaker, Hoosier Women at Work for Suffrage and Citizenship, March 2020
• “Always Keep the Records: Ora Mobley Sweeting’s Archival Activism.” DuSable Museum of African
American History, April 2018

• Research Assistant, California Citrus State Historic Park
• Research Assistant, Save Our Chinatown Committee

• Curator (Women’s History), National Museum of African American History and Culture (March 2021-Present)
• Graduate Fellow, Field Foundation of Illinois (October 2019-April 2020)
• Museum Manager, Hoosier Grove Museum (July 2017-October 2018)
• TEI Encoder, American Antiquarian Society (January 2018-April 2018)
• Project Archivist, Ora Mobley Sweeting Papers (March 2017-June 2017)
• Museum Specialist, Temecula Valley Museum (June 2016-May 2017)
• Social Media Manager, Water Resources and Policy Institute (March 2016-November 2016)
• Digital Archivist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (June 2016-August 2016)
• Curator Of Collections, Dora Nelson African American Art & History Museum (January 2016-August 2016)
• Collections Volunteer at Homestead Museum (August 2015-December 2015)
• Project Archivist, Wilmer Amina Carter Foundation (October 2014-June 2015)

• AY 2020-2021, Co-Coordinator, History Department Women’s Group
• AY 2020-2021, Professional Development Coordinator, History Graduate Student Organization
• AY 2020-2021, Women in Research Symposium Workshop Vice-chair, Graduate Women Across Northwestern
• AY 2019-2020, Member, History Department Teaching Committee, Northwestern University
• AY 2019-2020, Kaplan Humanities Institute Spring Career Diversity Event Planning Committee
• AY 2019-2020, Conference Planning Committee, AfriSem Conference, Northwestern University
• Fall 2019-Present, Center for Civic Engagement Grad Council, Northwestern University
• Fall 2019-Present, Career Programming, Student Org Leaders (NU Career Advancement Center)
• Spring 2019, Graduate Student Liaison, Avant Garde Africa Cluster, Program for African Studies, Northwestern University
• AY 2018-2019, Conference Planning Committee, AfriSem Conference, Northwestern University
• AY 2018-19, Graduate Student Mentor, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern University
• AY 2018-19, Committe Member, History Department Women’s Group, Northwestern University
• Fall 2018-Present, Co-organizer, Public Humanities Colloquium, Northwestern University
• Spring 2018, Co-organizer, Northwestern University/UW Madison Symposium Committee
• Winter-Spring 2018, Student Representative, History Department Career Diversity Working Group, Northwestern University

• Reviewer, 2019 Association for Computers and the Humanities Conference
• Writing Coach, Posse Foundation
• Peer Reviewer, National Emerging Museum Professionals Journal
• Volunteer, L.A. as a Subject/Archives Bazaar
• Indexer and Transcriber, British Red Cross

• American Association of University Women (AAUW)
• Western History Association
• American Association for State and Local History
• American Historical Association
• American Studies Association
• National Council on Public History
• Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
• African American Intellectual History
• Society Association of Black Women Historians

• Languages: French (Basic Proficiency); Swahili (Beginner); Portuguese (Beginner)
• Computer Software – Content Management Systems (CMS), Adobe Creative Suite, HTML & CSS, ArcGIS, PastPerfect, Metadata, WordPress, and Social Media, Python (beginner), TEI

Teaching Certificate Program, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, 2020-21