Rebecca Feldherr


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Rebecca holds the position of Staff Associate at The American Assembly/INCITE. In this capacity, she has worked on the Obama Presidency Oral History project and is currently embedded in the Obama Foundation Scholars Oral History project. At Skidmore College (’20) she studied Sociology with an academic concentration in societal inequity and inequality in the context of race relations in the United States. Her Bachelor’s thesis was awarded the Periclean Scholars Award and inquired into the legacy of slavery and political ideology as predictors of White racial resentment towards Blacks. In previous years, Rebecca engaged in research and advocacy work focused on criminal justice and education reform during her internships at the Center for Advancing Opportunity in Washington, D.C. and at Johns Hopkins University. Most recently, she assisted a professor of Sociology at Columbia University on a project concerning the geographic specificity of the Black Lives Matter movement.