Leah Gaines

Leah Gaines

Perry - Williams Postdoctoral Fellow in Africana Studies

Office: Kauke 022
Phone: 330-263-2099
Email: lgaines@wooster.edu


  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Morgan State University
  • B.S., Towson University

Courses Taught

Black Women in Contemporary Society

Research Interests

Dr. Leah Gaines’ research interests center Black experiences, focusing specifically on structural inequities within urban education. She is especially interested in educational opportunities, attainment, and injustices. She is also interested in race and identity, Black histories and cultures, and the socioeconomic realities of African Americans.