Amanda Joyce Hall is a Joint Ph.D. student in the Department of History and the Department of African American Studies. She specializes in twentieth century US History, and concentrates on transnational anti-racist struggles, particularly the Anti-Apartheid movement. Her research intersects with discourses on human rights, global civil society, international institutions, and education in history.
Amanda holds master’s degrees in International and World History from Columbia University and the London School of Economics, where she wrote her dissertation on the international student anti-apartheid movement. She has also earned a master’s degree in Education from Fordham University in New York City, where she was a special education teacher for the Department of Education. Amanda received her AB in Classics and International Studies from Dartmouth College in 2011. She is from Chicago, Illinois.