Peggy McIntosh

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Peggy McIntosh
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Born
Margaret Vance Means

(1934-11-07) November 7, 1934 (age 86)
Alma materRadcliffe College, BA
Harvard University, MA and PhD
OccupationSenior 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 Institute

Consulting Editor to Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women
EmployerWellesley Centers for Women Wellesley College
Known forWriting on white and male privilege, privilege systems, five interactive phases of curricular revision, and feelings of fraudulence
WebsiteWCW 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).[1]

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".[2] 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]

  1. SEED Project website, at Wellesley Centers for Women.
  2. "National SEED Project - Peggy McIntosh's White Privilege Papers". National SEED Project. Wellesley Centers for Women. Retrieved 16 March 2017.