Barbara D. Savage
Barbara D. Savage is a Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has taught since 1995.
Ph.D. in history, Yale, 1995
Law degree, Georgetown University
undergraduate degree, University of Virginia
Prof. Savage teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in twentieth century African American history; the history of American religious and social reform movements; and the history of the relationship between media and politics.
Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion (Harvard University Press, 2008)
Broadcasting Freedom: Radio, War, and the Politics of Race, 1938-1948 (University of North Carolina Press, 1999)
co-editor, Women and Religion in the African Diaspora (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)
- HIST 007 Introduction to Africana Studies
- HIST 177 Twentieth-Century African-American History
- HIST 204 African American Women's History
- HIST 204 Religion and Politics in the Media
- HIST 484 African American Intellectual History
- HIST 530 20th Century African American Historiography
- HIST 610 Media and American History