Hidden Computers: The Black Women of NASA
Join Baltimore Women in Tech and MAKERS@AOL to hear Duchess Harris, author of “Hidden Computers: The Black Women of NASA,” discuss her grandmother and the other black women who made it possible for John Glenn to orbit Earth in 1962.
is the chair of the American Studies Department at Macalester College. The author and coauthor of four books (Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA and Black Lives Matter with Sue Bradford Edwards, Racially Writing the Republic: Racists, Race Rebels, and Transformations of American Identity with Bruce Baum, and Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Clinton/Obama), she has been an associate editor for Litigation News, the American Bar Association Section’s quarterly flagship publication, and was the first editor-in-chief of Law Raza Journal, an interactive online race and the law journal for William Mitchell College of Law.
She has earned a PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota and a Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law.