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Shawn Leigh Alexander

Shawn Leigh Alexander

Shawn Leigh Alexander is associate professor of African and African American Studies and director of the Langston Hughes Center at the University of Kansas.  He is the author of An Army of Lions: The Struggle for Civil Rights before the NAACP (2012); W. E. B. Du Bois: An American Intellectual and Activist (2015); and the editor of a collection on racial violence after the Civil War, Reconstruction Violence and the Ku Klux Klan Hearings (2015).

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