Margaret Vance Means
November 7, 1934
|Alma mater||Radcliffe College, BA |
Harvard University, MA and PhD
|Occupation||Senior Research Scientist of the Wellesley Centers for Women
Founder of the National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum (Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity)
Director of the Rocky Mountain Women's InstituteConsulting Editor to Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women
|Employer||Wellesley Centers for Women Wellesley College|
|Known for||Writing on white and male privilege, privilege systems, five interactive phases of curricular revision, and feelings of fraudulence|
|Website||WCW Bio SEED Bio|
Peggy McIntosh (born November 7, 1934) is an American feminist, anti-racism activist, scholar, speaker, and Senior Research Scientist of the Wellesley Centers for Women. She is the founder of the National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity).
In 1988, she published the article "White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women’s Studies". This analysis, and its shorter version, "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack" (1989) was later published and made her well known.
References[change | change source]
- SEED Project website, at Wellesley Centers for Women.
- "National SEED Project - Peggy McIntosh's White Privilege Papers". National SEED Project. Wellesley Centers for Women. Retrieved 16 March 2017.