Sabrina Strings

Professor and North Hall Chair of Black Studies


Sabrina Strings, Ph.D., is Professor and North Hall Chair of Black Studies. Her research examines race, gender, and embodiment in science, media, and medicine. She has been featured in dozens of venues, including BBC News, NPR, Huffington Post, NowThis!, Essence, Vogue, TIME, and The New York Times. Professor Strings is also featured in the Netflix docuseries, "The Black Beauty Effect." She is the author of the award-winning book Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia (NYU Press, 2019). Her second book, The End of Love: Racism, Sexism & the Death of Romance is slated for release w/Beacon in January 2024.