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Judith Weisenfeld

Judith Weisenfeld (Leadership Team, Project Cycle II) is Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion at Princeton University, where she is Associate Faculty in the Department of African American Studies and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her research focuses on early-twentieth-century African American and American religious history and culture. She is the author of New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration (NYU 2016), Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1950 (California 2007), and African American Women and Christian Activism: New York’s Black YWCA, 1905-1945 (Harvard 1997) and is an editor of Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation. She is currently working on a book about the intersections of psychiatry, race, and African American religions in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

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