Office: Brackett Hall, Room 130A
Personal Website: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsDisappearBarr
Ph.D. African American Studies and Sociology
MA African American Studies and Sociology
At Clemson: Introduction to Sociology
ProfileDr. Mary Barr is the author of “Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston.” Barr received her Ph.D. in Sociology and African American Studies from Yale University in 2008. Research for her book was supported, in part, by fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (2010-2012), Black Metropolis Research Consortium (2012), and National Endowment for the Humanities (2013). Her areas of interest include 20th Century African American History (with emphasis on the Civil Rights Movement), educational inequalities, and community studies. Dr. Barr is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Clemson University.
The civil rights movement, educational inequalities, community studies, qualitative methodologies (historical and ethnographic), race and ethnicity, and African American studies.
April 2014-- Review of "Hungry for Health: A Journey Through Cleveland's Food Desert," The Sociological Cinema, an online teaching resource (see link below).
LinksMy Open Letter to Clemson University
Mary Barr quoted in The Greenville News
Hungry for Health