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Rosemari Mealy, J.D., Ph.D.

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Rosemari Mealy, J.D., Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

25 Broadway 7th Floor
Phone Number: 
(212) 925-6625
(212) 925-0963

Rosemari Mealy- Ph.D Capella University, Juris Doctorate, the City University of New York School of Law, MA Rutgers, the State Univ., N.J. BA Antioch University. Professor Mealy has taught as an adjunct at several CUNY Schools. She first came to CWE as an adjunct in 1989. Over the years she has taught numerous courses including: The Color Line, Labor History, Women and Labor Studies, Women and International Liberation Movements and Seminar in Labor Studies. In 2006 Professor Mealy received the CWE Teacher of The Year Award. She is a freelance radio journalist, essayist, published poet and the author of Fidel and Malcolm X-Memories of A Meeting-Ocean Press, Melbourne, 1993 Lift These Shadows From our Eyes, West End Press 1978-79. Human rights Activist–Facilitator and Trainer in the areas of media analyst, conflict resolution and youth empowerment, her works have appeared in numerous publications including: Black Women In The Diaspora, Vol. I-II, Ed. C Boyce Davies, NYU Press, 1995, University of Massachusetts Black Studies Journal, Black Film Review Magazine, Confirmations, An Anthology of African American Women Writers, Ed. by Amiri and Amina Baraka, Quill- William Morrow, The Black Scholar and Catalyst, Journal of Social Work. Professor Mealy has been honored for her community involvement on numerous occasions and was the recipient of the prestigious Claudia Jones Fellow in the African New World Studies Program at Florida International University (Miami), where she taught Critical Race Theory Analysis. She is working on the completion of a manuscript detailing a significant 1954 Florida murder trial where a black woman was sentenced to die in the Florida electric chair. Mealy's more than five years of legal research and meticulous transcript analysis presents a compelling case for exonerating her subject. Mealy has lived and worked in Cuba where she collaborated on several projects in support of US political prisoners with Assata Shakur. She is also an activist in the International Human rights and political prisoner movement.

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