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Berger, Michele

Berger, Michele

Michele T. Berger

Professor Emerita


Michele’s teaching and research interests include multiracial feminisms, qualitative methods, and HIV/AIDS activism. Her books include Workable Sisterhood: The Political Journey of Stigmatized Women with HIV/AIDS, Princeton University Press, 2004, and the co-edited collections Gaining Access: A Practical and Theoretical Guide for Qualitative Researchers, Altamira Press, 2003, and The Intersectional Approach: Transforming the Academy Through Race, Class and Gender, University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Workable Sisterhood won a “Best Book” Award from the American Political Science Association and was nominated for a “Distinguished Book” Award from the American Sociological Association. In 2006, she received an American Association of University Women, AAUW, “American Fellow” award for her new work on African American mother and daughter communication on health and sexuality.

Currently, she is the Director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University

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