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Current Member

Douglas Flowe

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship for Assistant Professors

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Race, Carceral Studies, and Criminality

Home Institution

Washington University in St. Louis

Douglas Flowe's current book project, tentatively titled "Shadows and Sunlight: Race, Power, and Protest in America's Mid-Century Carceral State," examines the Jim Crow origins of the logic and apparatuses of mass incarceration through a study of black men and imprisonment in early-twentieth century New York.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current

Degrees

University of Rochester
Ph.D.
2014
Geneseo College, SUNY
B.A.
2007

Honors

2022
Faculty Fellowship, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity, Washington University in St. Louis
2021
Georgie W. Lewis Career Development Professorship, Washington University in St. Louis
2020
Divided City Course Design Grant, Center for the Humanities, Washington University in St. Louis
2018
Trailblazer Faculty Award, Washington University in St. Louis
2018
Faculty Fellowship, Center for the Humanities, Washington University in St. Louis
2018
Excellence in Teaching Award, Washington University in St. Louis
2007
Provosts Fellowship, University of Rochester

Appointments

Washington University in St. Louis
2016
Assistant Professor of History
Washington University in St. Louis; American Culture Studies
2014–2016
Postdoctoral Fellowship of Inequality and Identity