"Collins, Patricia Hill"
by Comerford, Lynn (2010)
Patricia Hill Collins, a sociologist, is one of America's leading black feminist scholars. Collins draws on diverse theoretical traditions, including Afrocentrism, feminist theory, standpoint theory, critical theory, poststructuralism, and postmodernism, and has published in a wide range of fields including sociology, philosophy, history, and psychology. She is Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park; Charles Phelps Taft Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Cincinnati; and the 100th president of the American Sociology Association.
KeywordsSociology, Care Work, Psychology, Mothering, Afrocentrism, Feminism, Standpoint Theory, Critical Theory
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