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Becky Thompson

Becky Thompson

Chair and Professor of Sociology

Becky Thompson
  1. 617-521-2592
  2. MCB C-205B

Becky Thompson is a writer, teacher, and activist. Her books include Fingernails Across the Chalkboard: Poetry and Prose on HIV/AIDS From the Black Disapora; When the Center is on Fire, A Promise and A Way of Life; and Mothering without a Compass.

Her recent poems appear in the Harvard Review, We Begin Here: For Palestine and Lebanon, Warpland: A Journal of Black Literature and Ideas, Amandla, Illuminations, The Teacher's Voice, and Margie. Her recently completed first collection of poetry is Zero is the Whole I Fall into at Night.