Dr. Bonnie Thornton Dill
Bonnie Thornton Dill is Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. A pioneering scholar studying the intersections of race, class and gender in the U.S. with an emphasis on African American women, work and families, her scholarship has been reprinted in numerous collections and edited volumes. Dean Dill was the Founding Director of both the Center for Research on Women at the University of Memphis and the Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dean Dill has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Jessie Bernard Award and Distinguished Contributions to Teaching from the American Sociological Association; the Eastern Sociological Society’s Robin Williams Jr. Distinguished Lectureship; and the Stanley Kelley, Jr. Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University.