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  • Alisa Harrison

Author Biography

Alisa Harrison

Alisa Harrison is a co-founder of thirdspace, and is currently a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada doctoral fellow in the department of history at Duke University. Her research interests include African-American history, women's history, and the history of the civil rights movement. She has spoken about her research on African-American women's activism in the civil rights movement at conferences in the U.S. and Canada, and has recently published an article on the activist Ella Baker. She has also been a volunteer with a number of non-profit organizations, including Amnesty International, Main Dance Projects Society, and the Canadian Association for Anorexia and Associated Disorders (ANAD). In addition, Harrison is a provincially certified group fitness instructor, a former professional dancer, and mother of one young daughter, Clea.