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Lisa B. Thompson

Lisa B. Thompson is Associate Professor of African & African Diaspora Studies at University of Texas at Austin. She is also the author of several plays including Single Black Female (Samuel French, Inc., 2012), and Underground, winner of the 2017 Austin’s Critics Table David Mark Cohen New Play Award. Her book Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class (University of Illinois Press, 2009) received Honorable Mention in competition for the Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize from the National Women's Studies Association.