Tamar Carroll is Associate Professor of History and teaches in the DHSS introductory sequence and also integrates DHSS projects into her other courses, including Hist 324: Oral History, Hist 190: American Women’s History, and Hist 191: History of the Family in the U.S, including the Friendship Album Project. She is an affiliated faculty member of the Museum Studies Program and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
Carroll specializes in modern U.S. political and gender history. Her book, Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2015. She enjoys sharing her research through digital and public history projects, including this short film about multi-racial, working-class feminists in Brooklyn. Currently, Carroll is collaborating with photo editor Meg Handler on a photography and oral history exhibit based on her book, which is scheduled to open at the Bronx Documentary Center in 2017 and will feature an extended virtual companion.