Dr. Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell (also Osizwe Eyidiyiye) is an educator and consultant, and recent graduate of the PhD program in African American Studies at Temple University. While at Temple she also completed the Women’s Studies Graduation Certificate program and the Teaching in Higher Education certificate program. Her dissertation, This Woman's Work: The Sociopolitical Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell is a critical biography and social history that examines themes and trends in Black Women's Contemporary Activism. Osizwe was a 2007-08 Graduate Associate in the Center for Humanities at Temple and also taught undergraduate courses in African American and Women’s Studies at Temple and Princeton University. Her teaching and research interests include Contemporary Black Women’s Activism, Contemporary Black Fiction, Black Gender and Sexuality studies.