Brandy Thomas Wells is Assistant Professor of history at Oklahoma State University. She specializes in modern United States History, African American and African American women's history, transnationalism, and gender, religion, and empire.

She is writing her first book, which examines how activists in the National Council of Negro Women and the National Association of Colored Women envisaged and pursued civil and human rights in the 20th century.

She has published in the Journal of African American History, the Journal of Civil and Human Rights, Women and Social Movements in Modern Empire, and edited collections like Ideology in U.S Foreign Relations.