Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum
Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum is a Sicilian American feminist cultural historian.
She graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a Ph.D. She was a Clayman Institute scholar at Stanford University. She teaches at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco.
- 1987 American Book Award
- Dark Mother: African Origins and Godmothers. iUniverse. 2002. ISBN 978-0-595-20841-8.
- Black madonnas: feminism, religion, and politics in Italy. Northeastern University Press. 1993.
- Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum, ed. (2005). She Is Everywhere!: An Anthology of Writing in Womanist/feminist Spirituality. iUniverse. ISBN 978-0-595-34034-7.