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Mickell J. Carter

Mickell J. Carter


PhD Student


Mickell J. Carter

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304 Thach Hall

Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday, 10:45-12:15 or by appointment


B.A. Columbus State University

M.S. Troy University

About Me

Mickell Carter is a Columbus, Georgia native and doctoral student. Her research interests include Black Internationalism, 20th Century Social Movements, and the intersections between politics and culture. Her current project examines linkages between Black men’s style during the Black Power Movement, Pan-Africanism, and masculinity. Mickell also conducts interviews with Bloody Sunday Foot soldiers to document their experiences. Mickell is an advocate for social justice. She works with the Ad council as an Advisor on Racial Injustice and has written for the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project’s Warbler Newsletter. Mickell has also written for the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), Black Perspectives, and the American Historical Association’s Perspectives magazine. She is also a host of the New Books in African American Studies podcast.


Prior to becoming a PhD student, Mickell taught High School Social Studies in Columbus, Georgia where she was awarded the Reimagining Instruction in Schools and Education Award. You can follow Mickell on twitter at @MickellCarter.


“Sound of Black Internationalism: Reimagining Regions through Anti-Apartheid,” in Reconsidering Regions in an Era of New Nationalism (Univ. of Nebraska Press) (forthcoming)

Conference Presentations

“Stylin’ Black Power: Fashion, Dignity, and Masculinity” Graduate History Association- 33rd Annual Graduate History Forum, The University of North Carolina Central, virtual, March 2021.

“The Sound of Black Internationalism” Columbus State University, Tower Day Presentation for Excellence in Academic Scholarship, Columbus GA, April 2016.

“Visions of Terror: Black Panthers, Black Power, and Black Art” Senior Seminar Outstanding Capstone Papers, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, May 2016

ESSAYS (Partial)

“Balancing Roles and Growing During the Pandemic,” Perspectives Daily (Aug. 2021)

“Gen Z Hip Hop, Rod Wave, and Black Masculinity,” Black Perspectives (June 2021)

“George Floyd and the Global Fight for Black Lives,” Black Perspectives (May 2021)