Dr. Crystal M Moten is curator of African American history in the Division of Work and Industry. A south side of Chicago native, she has taught at small liberal arts colleges on the east coast and in the upper Midwest. Her research interests include the intersectional connections between African American labor, business, and civil rights history with emphasis on post-world war II Black freedom movements in the urban Midwest.
Moten, Crystal. 2019. "We've Been Behind the Scenes: Project Equality and Fair Employment in 1970s Milwaukee." in The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North, edited by Purnell, Brian, Theoharis, Jeanne, and Woodard, Komozi., 259-284. New York University Press.
Over a decade of undergraduate level teaching in the fields of United States and African American History. Currently a Public Historian in Residence (adjunct lecturer) in American University's Masters in Public History program where I teach one class a year--Public History Seminar or Black Digital Public History.