Felicia R. Stewart, PH.D.
- Assistant Professor
Natasha R. Howard, Ph.D. is passionate about using research and storytelling as a means for advocating for equity in terms of opportunity and access for women of color and individuals involved in the justice system.
Dr. Howard currently serves as an assistant professor of communication studies at Morehouse College. Her areas of specialization include Black women and motherhood, and representations of the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and respectability in the media, society, and popular culture. Dr. Howard was named a 2021-2022 Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership Prison Teaching Affiliate Faculty Fellow. She was also a 2021 Urban Leaders Fellow and was a 2019-2020 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Community College Faculty Fellow. Dr. Howard earned her doctorate in mass communications and media studies, with a graduate certificate in women’s studies, from Howard University. She is a co-editor of the book, Black Women and Popular Culture: The Conversation Continues and has authored numerous articles and book chapters.
Dr. Howard is a freelance writer and journalist and has presented at events such as the “Listen to Your Mother” Baltimore production. She also enjoys exploring the city, traveling, yoga, and working on the apparel company she shares with her sister: Free Woman Creations.
Publications & Presentations
AWARDS AND HONORS
- 2021-2022 Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership Prison Teaching Affiliate Faculty Fellow.
- 2021 Urban Leaders Fellow
- 2019-2020 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Community College Faculty Fellow