MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER & FACILITATOR - Dr. Walters facilitates discussion of the story of Margaret Garner whose resistance to enslavement inspired Toni Morrison’s novel, Beloved. Garner’s life offers insights into transforming our own lives and into healing from the racial, cultural and other identity divisions in today’s society.
AUTHOR/EDITOR - Delores M. Walters co-edited Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery & the Legacy of Margaret
Garner with Dr. Mary E. Frederickson.
An AWARD-WINNING BOOK, Gendered Resistance received the 2019 International Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Award for
best short-story non-fiction.
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGIST - Dr. Walters conducted field research as a Fulbright & Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Scholar during the 1980s and again as a postdoctoral Fulbright fellow in the 1990s. Funded by private, US and other government grants, she completed her video documentary on female primary health care workers (Murshidat) in 1999.