Dr. Chakrabarti Myers is an assistant professor of History at Indiana University. Originally from Canada, Dr. Myers is a historian of the black female experience in the United States whose main interests are race, gender, freedom and citizenship and the ways in which these constructs intersect in the lives of black women, particularly in the antebellum South. 

Visit her faculty page at Indiana University at http://www.indiana.edu/~histweb/faculty/myers.shtml

Dr. Chakrabarti Myers was featured on our Strange Fruit program which aired on May 3, 2009.