Kerry Pimblott is a Lecturer in International History with interests in anti-racism, social movements and the African diaspora experience. She joined the University of Manchester in spring 2017 after spending four years as an Assistant Professor of African American & Diaspora Studies and History at the University of Wyoming. Kerry holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a B.A. in American Studies from King's College in London. Her recent publications include Faith in Black Power: Religion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017) and chapters in The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class (Urbana: University of Illinois, 2016) and The Oxford Handbook on Religion and Race in American History (OUP, 2018).
Committed to meaningful community-based research and anti-racist activism, Kerry is also a co-founder of the Race, Roots & Resistance Collective (website) and a member of Resistance Lab, a Greater Manchester collective against state violence.