Renee C. Romano  Oberlin College

Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Comparative American Studies and Africana Studies


"Beyond 'Self-Congratulatory Celebration': Complicating Civil Rights Anniversaries," The American Historian (November 2014): 29-32.


Online exhibit, "Loving v. Virginia in Historical Context," Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations at the Brooklyn Historical Society, June 2014


"Hidden No More," Brooklyn Historical Society Newsletter, Winter/Spring 2013 Newsletter


"The Importance of Doing Recent History" (with Claire Potter), History News Network, ​October 29, 2012


“Confronting the Legacies of Violence: Lessons from Kent State and Greensboro, North Carolina,” in Laura Davis and Carole Barbato, ed., Democratic Narrative: History and Memory (Kent State University Press, 2012), 159-175​


"The Fierce Urgency of Then: What We Can--And Must--Learn from the Past," Friends of Justice Website, August 10, 2010


“Moving Beyond ‘The Movement that Changed the World’:Bringing the History of the Cold War into Civil Rights Museums,"The Public Historian 31:2 (May 2009): 31-46


"'No Diplomatic Immunity': African Diplomats, the State Department and Civil Rights, 1961-1964," Journal of American History 87 (September 2000): 546-579


“Immoral Conduct: White Women, Racial Transgressions and Child Custody Disputes, 1945-1985”in “Bad” Mothers: The Politics of Blame in 20th-Century America, ed. Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky (New York University Press, 1998), pp. 230-251.