Ashley D. Aaron is Lecturer at San Francisco State University in the College of Ethnic Studies, where she lectures in the Department of Africana Studies, and in the Department of Race and Resistance Studies. Professor Aaron’s current teaching and research interests are Africana History 1500-1900, Global Black Liberation Movements, Enslavement and Resistance in the Americas, Afro-Latina/o identity in the Americas, Black Family Studies, and Culturally Responsive Educational practices for youth in color in secondary schools.
Professor Aaron earned her M.A. in Ethnic Studies (Comparative and Africana Studies emphasis) in 2011 from San Francisco State University's College of Ethnic Studies, and her B.A. in History of the Americas in 2009 from Mills College. She has been teaching in the Department of Africana Studies since 2011.