Keisha Lindsay

Position title: Associate Professor | Political Theory


Phone: (608) 263-1959

3311 Sterling Hall


Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Chicago, 2009

M.A. in Political Science, University of Chicago, 2002

M.Sc. in Development Studies, Gender and Development Concentration, University of the West Indies,1997

B.A. in Political Science and Black Studies, Amherst College, 1992


Keisha Lindsay is an associate professor in the department of Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Lindsay’s research and teaching interests include feminist political theory, black feminism, black masculinity, and gender-based politics in the African diaspora. She is the author of In a Classroom of their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools (University of Illinois 2018). She is also the author of several article-length manuscripts.


PS 931 Feminist Political Theory Fall 2019-2020

PS 519 African American Political Theory Fall 2018-2019

PS 933 Feminist Political Theory Fall 2017-2018

PS 519 African American Political Theory Spring 2016-2017

PS 933 Feminist Political Theory Fall 2015-2016



Alex Willingham Best Political Theory Paper Award, National Conference of Black Political Scientists


Office of the Provost Award for Mentoring Undergraduates in Research, Scholarly & Creative Activities


Vilas LIfe Cycle Award

Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Teaching Award


Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellowship, Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW-Madison