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Ashley Stone

​Dr. Ashley Stone (she/her/hers) is the 2022-2023 Ida B. Wells-Barnett Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Department of African and Black Diaspora Studies at DePaul University. She holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an M.A. in Sociology from DePaul University, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Central Florida.

Dr. Stone’s research and teaching areas include race, gender, sociological theory, and higher education. Her current research project examines the reproduction of knowledge by exploring the factors that contribute to the inclusion and exclusion of the scholarship of classical Black women social theorists in graduate-level sociology curricula. Her scholarship has been published in anthologies and peer-reviewed journals, including the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity; Women, Gender, and Families of Color; and Sociological Inquiry.

In addition to her publications, Dr. Stone has been invited to speak on a variety of platforms about race, education, and non-violence. She has received numerous awards for her efforts in teaching, research, and social justice.​