AnneMarie Mingo

Ella Baker Visiting Professor

Office Location

SH 3712


Dr. AnneMarie Mingo is the 2018-2019 Ella Baker Visiting Professor of Black Studies at
the University of California, Santa Barbara. She comes to UCSB from the Pennsylvania
State University where she is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies and
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and affiliate faculty member in the Rock
Ethics Institute at Penn State. She received her BS in Business Administration from
Florida A&M University; MBA from Rollins College; M.Div. from Princeton Theological
Seminary; and Ph.D. in Religion - Ethics and Society from Emory University. She is
currently completing her first book project in which she constructs a theology and ethics
from oral histories gathered from Black religious women who were active in the Civil
Rights Movement. She has published articles in the areas of peace and reconciliation,
Theo-moral responsibility in the Civil Rights Movement, Black protest music as
theological texts, and ethics of receptivity after Hurricane Katrina. As a religious social
ethicist, her research interests include women in 20th and 21st Century Black Freedom
Struggles with a specific focus on the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, South African Anti-
Apartheid Movement, and Movement for Black Lives; theological and ethical influences
in social movements; and the roles of Black music and media on social activism.