2015–2016 Sterling Brown Visiting Professor | Aishah Simmons



Aishah Shahidah Simmons, the 2015–2016 Sterling Brown Visiting Professor of Africana Studies, is an award-winning African-American feminist lesbian independent documentary filmmaker, television and radio producer, published writer, international lecturer, associate editor of The Feminist Wire and activist based in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Women’s Studies and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Studies program at Temple University where she teaches under/graduate courses that examine the her/histories and contemporary realities of cisgender women and/or LGBTQ people in all of their diversity.