Stephany Rose Ph.D.
Stephany Rose, Ph.D. is an activist, public commentator, and an assistant professor of Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. An interdisciplinary scholar and a social justice activist, Dr. Rose produces transformative scholarship that reaches far beyond the walls of academia. She is the author of Abolishing White Masculinity: From Mark Twain to Hiphop, (Lexinton Books, 2014) and has written articles for The Feminish Wire, For Harriet, and NewBlackMan. Additionally, as a faith leader and social justice worker, she has worked closely with grassroots organizations that include, but are not limited to the NAACP Colorado/Montana/Wyoming Regional State Conference, Together Colorado, and the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion. She currently serves as Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Colorado Springs. With a B.A. and M.A. in Literature from Clark Atlanta University and Purdue University, respectively, as well as a Ph.D. in American Studies from Purdue University, she specializes in critical race and gender studies, English literature, and American popular culture. She is often called upon to expertly address and consult on issues concerning race and gender dynamics in American popular culture and society. Dr. Rose's scholarship, courses, and activism continue to be a rising voice dedicated to interrogation of privilege, power, and the intersectionalities of identities.