Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard is associate professor of African American Studies at UC Irvine, where she researches black political thought, black radical movements, and queer and trans sexualities. She is the author of Waste of a White Skin: The Carnegie Corporation and the Racial Logic of White Vulnerability (University of California Press, 2015), editor of Theories of Blackness: On Life and Death (Cognella, 2011), and co-editor of a special issue of the journal Theory and Event on “Black Feminism and Afro-Pessimism” (2018). She is a mother of a children’s book author, a budding actor, and two gorgeous and happy skateboarding-chess champions.