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K. Melchor Quick Hall (she/her/hers) is the author of Naming a Transnational Black Feminist Framework: Writing in Darkness and the co-editor, with Gwyn Kirk, of Mapping Gendered Ecologies: Engaging with and beyond Ecowomanism and Ecofeminism. She is a popular educator who works with students of all ages. Melchor is also the Interim Executive Director of African American Education & Research Organization (AAERO) and Melchor-Quick Meeting House (MQMH), both organizations founded by her mother. Through Pendle Hill Quaker Conference and Retreat Center, she co-facilitates a writing workshop for people of color and a reparations workshop for US-based, white inheritors of wealth. Read more about her work at and

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    PhD (with distinction), International Relations, American University, 2014
    MA, International Communication, American University, 2013
    MS, Computer and Information Sciences, Temple University, 2003
    BA, Sarah Lawrence College, Mathematics concentration, 2000

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