Camille S. Owens is a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. She received her PhD in African American Studies and American Studies from Yale in 2020. Her dissertation, Blackness and the Human Child: Race, Prodigy, and the Logic of American Childhood, was the winner of the American Studies Association’s 2020 Ralph Henry Gabriel dissertation prize and Yale’s Sylvia Ardyn Boone dissertation prize. Her work reconsiders American formations of white supremacy, antiblackness, and liberal humanism through the history and racialization of childhood. She is currently at work on her first book.