Dr. Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell

Dr. Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell (also known as Osizwe Eyidiyiye) is an educator and consultant, and graduate of the PhD program in African American Studies at Temple University.   While at Temple she also completed the Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate program and the Teaching in Higher Education certificate program.   Her current research,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 has taught undergraduate courses in African American and Women’s Studies at Temple and Princeton University and has also taught courses in African American history, film, and Black Child Development. Dr. Harwell is currently a Visiting Lecturer of African American Studies at Georgia State University and Affiliate Faculty of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Osizwe attends the Spiritual Living Center of Atlanta and is a leader and mentor for a local African Rites of Passage group, the Nation of Nzinga and Ndugu.