Robin D. G. Kelley
Robin D. G. Kelley is the Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History at UCLA. In addition to seven books on U.S. social movements, social policy, race, and African American politics, culture and art, Kelley has written broadly on Black/Palestinian solidarity, apartheid in Israel, BDS and cultural boycott, and the long history of Black movements and Zionism. His essays on Palestine/Israel have appeared in publications such as Mondoweiss, Counterpunch, Social Text, Boston Review, Journal of Palestine Studies, as well as anthologies, notably Apartheid Israel: The Politics of an Analogy (2015), Letters to Palestine: Writers Respond to War and Occupation (2015), and With Stones in Our Hands: Reflections on Racism, Muslims, and U.S. Empire (2018).
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Areas of Expertise: History of Black/Palestinian solidarity; African Americans, Israel, and the question of Palestine