Brenda Gayle Plummer

Position title: Professor of History

Email: bplummer@wisc.edu

Phone: 608.263.1845

Address:
Office: 5111 Mosse Humanities
Mailbox: 4011 Mosse Humanities
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Office Hours: Wednesday 11:00am & Thursday 9:30am
 
Joint Appointment: Afro-American Studies

Brenda Gayle Plummer

Biography

My specializations are Afro-American,  20th century U.S., race, and history of foreign relations.  My Research and Teaching Interests: Afro-American History; History of U.S. Foreign Relations. Current research: Afro-Americans and U.S. foreign affairs; race and gender in the Cold War era.

Education

Ph.D., Cornell University
M.A., Columbia University
B.A., Antioch College

Books

Advisor To

History Courses

  • History 221 – Explorations in American History
  • History 227 – History of Race and Ethnicity in the United States – Syllabus 2015 (pdf)
  • History 321 – African American History Since 1900 – Syllabus 2020 (pdf)
  • History 330 – African/Afro-American Historical Relationships: 1700 to the Present
  • History 600 – Race and Gender in US Foreign Affairs
  • History 600 – Du Bois For Today – Syllabus 2014 (pdf)
  • History 607 – The American Impact Abroad: The Historical Dimension – Syllabus 2016 (pdf)
  • History 628 – History of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States – Syllabus 2015 (pdf)
  • History 636 – Afro-American History Since 1900 – Syllabus 2012 (pdf)
  • History 901 – Studies in American History
  • History 902 – Research Seminar in American History
  • History 943 – Race and Nationalisms: Comparative and Theoretical Perspectives – Syllabus 2020 (pdf)
  • History 968 – Research Strategies in African American History