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Non-fiction writer

Dr Lisa Amanda Palmer is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Stephen Lawrence Research Centre at De Montfort University, Leicester. She was the former Course Director for the Black Studies undergraduate programme and Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Birmingham City University. Her writing covers a broad spectrum of fields including the gendered politics of lovers’ rock music, the production of community archives and the misogynoir faced by Black women in British public life. She is co-author of Blackness in Britain (2016) and is currently writing her book on Black women in the UK’s lover’s rock reggae scene.