Courtney C. Hobson is a public historian with a specialization in Black women’s history. She received a B.S. in history and government from Bowie State University in 2010 and her M.A. in historical studies with a concentration in public history at UMBC in 2014. Courtney is a member of the planning committee for the Women’s Center’s Critical Social Justice Initiative; as well as a member of the Public Humanities Advisory Committee.
Outside of UMBC, she works as a historical consultant, collaborating with organizations including The Southwest Partnership, Inc. and Historical Research Associates. Courtney is also a member of the National Council on Public History and is a board member for Baltimore Heritage. Her non-academic interests include trivia, archery, pottery, cats, baking, gardening, and yelling about nerdy things on the internet.