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Taylor Amy Morgan

Ph.D. Student in Africana Studies

Overview

Taylor A. Morgan is a first-year doctoral student in the Department of Africana Studies at Cornell University. Originally from Brick, NJ, Morgan graduated from Swarthmore College with High Honors in Sociology & Anthropology, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Black Studies. Her current research analyzes the ideological formation and reproduction of whiteness within contemporary social and state institutions. Morgan’s undergraduate thesis:Becky with the Pink Hat: Analyzing Racial Ideologies Among White Women’s Marchers,” examined the 2016 Women’s March on Washington as a point of convergence for prevailing ideologies of anti-Blackness and liberalism in the United States. Morgan is a Harry S. Truman Scholar, an alum of the Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT), and former Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow (MMUF).

Departments/Programs

  • Africana Studies and Research Center