Guy-Sheftall is the founder and director of the Women's Research and Resource Center, and an Anna Julia Cooper Professor of English and Women's Studies at Spelman College. She has written several books, including Black Bridges: Visions of Black Women in Literature, Black Women in United States History, Double Stitch: Black Women Write About Mothers and Daughters and Words on Fire: An Anthology of African American Feminist Thought. She is also the creator and co-editor of SAGE: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women, which is devoted exclusively to the experiences of women of African descent.
Guy-Sheftall has served as a women's studies and cultural diversity consultant at various colleges and universities, and is on several advisory boards for the study of race and gender. She has received numerous fellowships and awards and is a frequent public speaker. For more information contact Margaret Gentry at 859-4285.