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Roberta Hunte

Contact Information:

XSB 245
Office Hours: By Arrangement


Courses Taught

WS 101: Introduction to Women's Studies

WS 330U: Women of Color in the U.S.

WS 332U: Race/Class/Gender/Sexuality in the U.S.

WS 410/510: Gender, Militarization, and Activism

WS 471/571: Global Feminisms

CR 301U: Intro to Conflict Resolution

CR 407/507: Facing History

CR 410/510: Understanding Violence 

BST 411/511: African American History Sem: Hood Films 

BST 417/517: The African-American Family

BST 302: African American Twentieth Century Experience 

UNST 228: Family Studies


Academic Career

Roberta Hunte, PhD is an assistant professor at Portland State University in the Black Studies, Conflict Resolution, and Women Gender and Sexuality Studies Departments. She also consults with local organizations on equity, inclusion, and retention of diverse staff. She is a board member for OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon. 

Her academic interests include gender studies; critical race studies; gender and militarism; African-American women and work; women and peacebuilding; cross-cultural dialogue; community organizing; and youth violence prevention and intervention.

Currently she is working on a manuscript on African American tradeswomen negotiating race and gender in long-term careers in the U.S. building trades.