Patricia Hill Collins
Patricia Hill Collins (born May 1, 1948) is a Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her first book, Black Feminist Thought, was published in 1990. A book Collins wrote with Margaret Andersen called Race, Class and Gender: An Anthology was published in 1992. The sixth edition was published in 2007.
Early life and career[change | edit source]
Collins was born in Philadelphia to working class parents. She became a student at Brandeis University in 1965. In 1982 Collins started work as an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati.