Britany J Gatewood

HBCU Fellow of Teaching Innovation

Dr. Britany J Gatewood is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Educational Opportunity, Albany State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from Howard University. She identifies as a Black queer woman scholar activist. Her research interests include social inequality, criminology, social movements, and scholar activism. Her research and publications focus on social movements within carceral institutions as well as the political practices resistance of Black women and their children. Recently, she has been a guest speaker at several events, including the ICW Teach-Ins on Protest and Policing with the University of Minnesota and Sociologists for Social Justice with the District of Columbia Sociological Society. She gave her expertise and opinion on the Movement for Black Lives and how to move forward to create the lasting change we wish to see.