Adele Logan Alexander is a scholar on African American
history and women's studies. She is the granddaughter of Adella Hunt Logan of
whom she was named after. She is the mother of poet Elizabeth Alexander and the
wife of Clifford Alexander, the first African American US Secretary of the
Army. Adele is a graduate of Radcliffe College and Howard University. Her work
as been featured in Ms., The Washingtonian, and The Washington Post.