Kimba Stahler


PhD Candidate Department of History

MA Kent State University 2018
BA Frostburg State University 2012

Field of Study:

American Cultural History; Race, Gender, and Class; Twentieth Century History

Selected Conference Presentations and Papers:

“Preserving the Memory of May 4th: The Gym Protest of 1977,” Guest Lecture, Ohio History Course at Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio, May 2, 2017.

“Raising Radical Youths: The Roots of the Sit-in Movement in Orangeburg, South Carolina,” Northern Illinois University History Graduate Student Conference, DeKalb, Illinois, November 3, 2017.

“The Right to Bowl: Student Radicalization and the Death of Jim Crow,” Phi Alpha Theta National Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 3-6, 2018. “‘Lest We Forget’: 50 Years After the Orangeburg Massacre,” Ohio Academy of History Conference, Dayton, Ohio, March 23-24, 2018.

About Kimba:

Kimba Stahler is a second-year doctoral student focusing on twentieth century American history. Her research interests include radical social movements, state violence and policing, and race and gender. She earned her MA from Kent State University in 2018 and her BA from Frostburg State University in 2012.