Professor of Journalism at Hofstra University
Topics of Expertise:
African American Families / Biracial/ Multicultural Children and Interracial/ Multicultural Families / Domestic Violence & Child Abuse / Economic Inequality / Feminism & Families / Health & Illness / Race, Ethnicity & Culture
Kristal Brent Zook, Ph.D. is an award-winning journalist and author who has written about popular culture, race, gender, and social justice issues for more than 20 years. She is a former contributing writer for the Washington Post and Essence magazine and her work has been published in dozens of outlets such as New York Times Sunday Magazine, Vibe, the Nation, and the Guardian. She is a professor of journalism at Hofstra University and the author of three books, including Black Women’s Lives: Stories of Power and Pain.