Dr Imaobong Umoren

Career Development Fellow in Women in the Humanities

Imaobong Umoren is a graduate of King’s College London and the University of Oxford and a former Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University. She is interested in the history of women, gender, and race across the nineteenth and twentieth century global African diaspora.

Teaching activities

She co-teaches on the Special Subject Race, Religion and Resistance in the United States from Jim Crow to Civil Rights and advises undergraduate and graduate students in modern US and Caribbean history. She also lectures on the UNIQ summer school course Race and Protest in Modern America and Britain.

Research interests

Currently, Imaobong is writing her first book about the international travels of a group of Caribbean and African American women intellectuals in the twentieth century. She is a member of the Race and Resistance Network and Women in the Humanities programme at TORCH.