Cookie Woolner: Cultural historian of race, gender and sexuality.

Assistant Professor of History, University of Memphis

Cookie Woolner is a cultural historian of race, gender, and sexuality in the modern U.S. She is an Assistant Professor in the History department at the University of Memphis. Her current manuscript, “The Famous Lady Lovers:” African American Women and Same-Sex Desire Before Stonewall, is the first in-depth examination of black women who loved women in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries in the U.S.


Dr. Cookie Woolner

Department of History
219 Mitchell Hall
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152


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