Kate Kushner

Doctoral Candidate
Department of African American Studies & Department of History

Kate Kushner is a graduate student in the Departments of History and African American Studies at Princeton studying twentieth-century southern history. She is interested in the community organizing practices of local activists during the southern civil rights movement and in the movement’s impacts on state and local politics in the South. In her free time, Kate enjoys finding new routes to run around town, listening to jazz, and working with other students on their writing through her position as a fellow at the Princeton Writing Center. She is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina and holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.