Dr. Amanda Boston

Dr. Amanda Boston is The LP Arts Research with Communities of Color Fellow. Dr. Boston is an assistant professor of Africana studies at the University of Pittsburgh and an Arts Research with Communities of Color Fellow at The Laundromat Project. Her research focuses on the racial operations of gentrification in Brooklyn and their role in the making and unmaking of the borough’s Black communities. During her time with The LP, Dr. Boston is conducting a research study that explores how the organization can use the arts to build community and collective neighborhood power in Bed-Stuy and beyond.