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Allida Black

University of Virginia

Allida M. Black is a distinguished visiting scholar with The Miller Center for the Study of the Presidency at the University of Virginia, a research professor of history and international affairs at the George Washington University, and a special advisor and historian to Hillary Rodham Clinton. She is recognized as a leading expert on Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. She is a participant in the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues Research Group on Women and Society.

  • Co-Director of the Hillary Rodham Clinton Oral History Project and distinguished visiting scholar at the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.
  • Editor emeritus and advisory board chair of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project.
  • Author of The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers: The United Nations Years, 1949-1952, Volume II (University of Virginia Press, 2011) and The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers: The United Nations Years, 1945-1948, Volume I (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2008; University of Virginia, 2010).