Author: Kera Lovell

Dr. Kera Lovell (any pronouns) is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Utah, Asia Campus where she teaches courses on U.S. history, women’s history, and global citizenship. Lovell earned her PhD in American Studies at Purdue University in 2017 and is currently working on her book project that traces an undocumented method of postwar urban protest in which activists challenged police brutality and urban renewal by insurgently converting vacant lots into parks. This research has been recognized with numerous awards from the Graham Foundation, the Hoover Institution, and Purdue University’s Research Grant Foundation.