Current Fellows

2018-2019 Fellows

Bindman

David Bindman

Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University College London
Fall 2018: Image of the Black in Western Art Fellow
David Bindman is Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University College London. As the Image of the Black in Western Art Fellow for Fall 2018, he will... Read more about David Bindman
Kinitra Brooks

Kinitra Brooks

Audrey and John Leslie Endowed Chair in Literary Studies in the Department of English at Michigan State University
2018-2019: Advancing Equity Through Research Fellow

Kinitra Brooks is the Audrey and John Leslie Endowed Chair in Literary Studies in the...

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Huey Copeland

Huey Copeland

Associate Professor of Art History at Northwestern University
Spring 2019: Cohen Fellow
Huey Copeland is Associate Professor of Art History at Northwestern University. As a Cohen Fellow for Spring 2019, he will work on In the Shadow of the ... Read more about Huey Copeland
Robyn d'Avignon

Robyn d’Avignon

Assistant Professor of African History at New York University
2018-2019: McMillan-Stewart Fellow

Robyn d’Avignon is Assistant Professor of African History at New York University. She received her Ph.D. in the Program in Anthropology and History at the...

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Pablo D. Herrera Veitia

Pablo D. Herrera Veitia

Social Anthropology PhD Candidate at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Afro-Cuba Hiphop Producer
2018-2019: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow

Pablo D. Herrera Veitia is an Afro-Cuban Hiphop producer who has also managed urban musicians and music-related projects in Cuba for over twenty years. He...

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Mary Hicks

Mary Hicks

Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College
2018-2019: Mamolen Fellow

Mary Hicks is an Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College...

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Peter Hulme

Peter Hulme

Emeritus Professor of Literature at the University of Essex
Fall 2018: Stuart Hall Fellow
Peter Hulme is Emeritus Professor in Literature at the University of Essex, where he taught for 40 years.  His most recent book, The Dinner at... Read more about Peter Hulme
Rumbi Katedza

Rumbi Katedzais

Lecturer in Film, TV and Radio Practice at the University of Zimbabwe
Fall 2018: Manyika Fellow

Rumbi Katedza is a Zimbabwean filmmaker and writer, who has lived in the USA, Japan, Italy, Canada, the UK and Zimbabwe....

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Antonia Lant

Antonia Lant

Professor of Cinema Studies at New York University
Spring 2019: Cohen Fellow

Antonia Lant is Professor of Cinema Studies at New York University. As a Cohen fellow for Spring 2019, she will work on Ancient Egypt and Race in...

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Lwazi Lushaba

Lwazi Lushaba

Lecturer in Political Studies at the University of Cape Town
Spring 2019: Mandela Fellow
Lwazi Lushaba is Lecturer in Political Studies at the University of Cape Town. As the Mandela Fellow for Spring 2019, he will work in the areas of ... Read more about Lwazi Lushaba
Shirley Moody-Turner

Shirley Moody-Turner

Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University
Spring 2019: Hutchins Fellow
Shirley Moody-Turner is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University. As a Hutchins Fellow for Spring 2019, she... Read more about Shirley Moody-Turner
Matthew Morrison

Matthew D. Morrison

Assistant Professor at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
2018-2019: Hutchins Fellow
Matthew D. Morrison, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, is an Assistant Professor in the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded... Read more about Matthew D. Morrison
Akua Naru

Akua Naru

Hiphop Artist
2018-2019: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow
Akua Naru is a Hiphop Artist. As a Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow at the Hiphop Archive Research Institute for the 2018-2019 academic year, she will be at work on... Read more about Akua Naru
Hutchins Center

Oluwasegun Romeo Oriogun

Poet
Spring 2019: Institute of International Education Artist Protection Fund Fellow and Harvard Scholar at Risk Fellow
Oluwasegun Romeo Oriogun is a Nigerian poet. As an Institute of International Education Artist Protection Fund Fellow and the Harvard Scholars at Risk Fellow... Read more about Oluwasegun Romeo Oriogun
Christopher Ouma

Christopher Ouma

Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Cape Town
Fall 2018: Mandela Fellow

Christopher Ouma holds a Doctorate from the Department of African Literature at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a...

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Giuseppe Pipitone

Giuseppe Pipitone

Hiphop scholar
Spring 2019: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow
Giuseppe Pipitone is a Hiphop scholar. As the Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow at the Hiphop Archive Research Institute, he will be at work on How's Life in... Read more about Giuseppe Pipitone
Michael Ralph

Michael Ralph

Associate Professor in Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University
Fall 2018: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

Michael Ralph is Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural...

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Leah Wright Rigueur

Leah Wright Rigueur

Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School at Harvard University
Fall 2018: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

Leah Wright Rigueur is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She...

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Rinehart

Nicholas Rinehart

Doctoral candidate in English at Harvard University
Spring 2019: Porter Fellow
Nicholas Rinehart is a doctoral candidate in English at Harvard University. As the Porter Fellow for Spring 2019, he will be at work on Narrative Events:... Read more about Nicholas Rinehart
Beatriz Marcheco-Teruel

Beatriz Marcheco Teruel

Professor and Senior Researcher at the National Center of Medical Genetics in Havana, Cuba
Spring 2019: Hutchins Fellow
Beatriz Marcheco Teruel is Professor and Senior Researcher at the National Center of Medical Genetics in Havana, Cuba. As a Hutchins Fellow for Spring 2019,... Read more about Beatriz Marcheco Teruel
Derron Wallace

Derron Wallace

Assistant Professor of Education and Sociology at Brandeis University
Spring 2019: Stuart Hall Fellow
Derron Wallace is Assistant Professor of Education and Sociology at Brandeis University. As the Stuart Hall Fellow for Spring 2019, he will be at work on... Read more about Derron Wallace
Jessica Welburn Paige

Jessica Welburn Paige

Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at the University of Iowa
Fall 2018: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

Jessica Welburn Paige is an assistant professor of Sociology and African American Studies at...

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