K. Melchor Hall is a faculty member in the Human and Organizational Development programs in Fielding Graduate University’s School of Leadership Studies. She is also a Visiting Scholar at Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center. Outside of the academy, she is a member of the Soul Fire Farm Speakers Collective, speaking out against racism in the food system, and the Northeast Farmers of Color network, advocating for land-based justice and reparations for Black and indigenous communities. She is the author of Naming a Transnational Black Feminist Framework: Writing in Darkness, and co-editor with Gwyn Kirk of the forthcoming Mapping Gendered Ecologies: Engaging with and beyond Feminist and Womanist Perspectives.
[PHOTO CREDIT: Heratch Ekmekjian, from Heratch Photography in Waltham, MA]