Current Fellows

2022-2023 Fellows

Aabid Allibhai

Aabid Allibhai

Doctoral Candidate in African & African American Studies, Harvard University
2022-2023: Dorothy Porter & Charles Harris Wesley Fellow

Aabid Allibhai is a PhD Candidate in the Department of African & African American Studies. His area of specialization is the history of the Black...

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David Augustine

David Augustine

Hiphop Artist
2022-2023: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow

David "Dee-1" Augustine is a Rapper, educator, activist, and business owner as well as an award-winning motivational speaker. He is the Billboard Top 10...

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Rhae Lynn Barnes

Rhae Lynn Barnes

Assistant Professor of American Cultural History, Princeton University
2022-2023: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

Rhae Lynn Barnes is Assistant Professor of American Cultural History at Princeton University and co-founder of...

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Celeste-Marie Bernier

Celeste-Marie Bernier

Professor in American Cultural History and Atlantic Studies, University of Edinburgh
Spring 2023: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

Celeste-Marie Bernier is Professor in American Cultural History and Atlantic Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

Bernier's...

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Bindman

David Bindman

Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University College London
2022-2023: Image of the Black Archive & Library Fellow

David Bindman is Emeritus Durning-Lawrence Professor of the History of Art at University College London. Author of many distinguished...

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Kimberly Juanita Brown

Kimberly Juanita Brown

Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Dartmouth College
2022-2023: Richard D. Cohen Fellow

Kimberly Juanita Brown is Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College. Her research engages the site of the visual as...

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Panashe Chigumadzi

Panashe Chigumadzi

Doctoral Candidate in African & African American Studies, Harvard University
2022-2023: Dorothy Porter & Charles Harris Wesley Fellow

Panashe Chigumadzi is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University’s Departments of African and African American Studies and History. She is an award-...

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John J. Clegg

John J. Clegg

Postdoctoral Fellow in Economic History, Lund University
Fall 2022: Hutchins Family Fellow

John J. Clegg is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Economic History at Lund University.

For his fellowship project, Clegg will work on the...

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Jorge Delgadillo Núñez

Jorge Delgadillo Núñez

Chancellor’s Advance Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Irvine
2022-2023: SlaveVoyages Postdoctoral Fellow

Jorge Delgadillo is an historian of race, slavery and the African diaspora in Mexico and the Atlantic world at large.

Delgadillo will...

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Jim Downs

Jim Downs

Gilder Lehrman-National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Civil War Era Studies and History, Gettysburg College
2022-2023: Shelia Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

Jim Downs is the Gilder Lehrman-National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Civil War Era Studies and History at Gettysburg College....

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Reighan Gillam

Reighan Gillam

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Southern California
Fall 2022: Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow

Reighan Gillam is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Southern California. She is a host on the New Books Network...

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Mandy Izadi

Mandy Izadi

Broadbent Junior Research Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute & St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
2022-2023: Hutchins Family Fellow

Mandy M. Izadi is the W.E.B. DuBois Fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University. Dr. Izadi’s research sits at the intersection of Indigenous...

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Nancy Jacobs

Nancy Jacobs

Professor of History, Brown University
Spring 2023: Hutchins Family Fellow

Nancy Jacobs is Professor of History at Brown University and an elected fellow of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES). She...

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Rashauna R. Johnson

Rashauna R. Johnson

Associate Professor of History, University of Chicago
2022-2023: Hutchins Family Fellow

Rashauna Johnson is a proud New Orleanian and an award-winning historian of slavery and emancipation in the African diaspora. She is especially interested...

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Dr. View

Stevie Johnson

Hiphop Artist and Scholar
Spring 2023: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow

Stevie “Dr. View” Johnson is a producer, DJ, and scholar practitioner from Longview, TX. He received his doctorate in Higher Education Administration from...

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Tamary Kudita

Tamary Kudita

Fine Art Photographer
Spring 2023: J. M. D. Manyika Fellow

A product of dual heritage, Tamary Kudita was born in Zimbabwe whilst her ancestry can be traced back to the Orange Free State, historical Boer state in...

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Moody-Turner

Shirley Moody-Turner

Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Spring 2023: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

Shirley Moody-Turner is Associate professor of English and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University. Her...

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Jeffrey Murray

Jeffrey Murray

Senior Lecturer in the School of Languages and Literatures, University of Cape Town
Fall 2022: Mandela Fellow

Jeffrey Murray is Senior Lecturer in Classics in the School of Languages and Literatures at the University of Cape Town. His research focuses on Latin...

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Antônia Gabriela Araújo

Antônia Gabriela Pereira

Coordinator at "Biblioteca e Centro Cultural Preto Casa Futuro," Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Spring 2023: Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow

Antonia Gabriela Pereira has a doctorate in Social Anthropology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ/Museu Nacional). Her interests include...

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Faith Smith

Faith Smith

Associate Professor of African and African American Studies, and English, Brandeis University
Fall 2022: Hutchins Family Fellow

Faith Smith is Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and English at Brandeis University. Her teaching and research interests...

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Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Associate Provost and North Star Distinguished Professor, Case Western Reserve University
2022-2023: W. E. B. Du Bois Fellow

Paul Tiyambe Zeleza is Associate Provost and North Star Distinguished Professor at Case Western Reserve University.

For the fellowshi...

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