Grace Davie is Associate Professor of History. She received her PhD in African History from the University of Michigan in 2005. She has received awards from the National Science Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Social Science Research Council, and the Fulbright Institute. Professor Davie is the author of “Poverty Knowledge in South Africa: A Social History of Human Science, 1855-2005” (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Her articles have appeared in The Journal of Southern African Studies and OD Practitioner. Her current research explores grassroots activism and the radical left in contemporary America, especially debates about race, coalitions, and movement-building strategies.