People

Director

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Alphonse Fletcher University Professor
Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
Hutchins Center Executive Committee
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Abby Wolf

Executive Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
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Emmanuel Akyeampong

Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Center for African Studies
Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Hutchins Center Executive Committee; Director, Workshop on African History and Economics
Lawrence D. Bobo

Lawrence D. Bobo

Dean of Social Science and W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences
Hutchins Center Executive Committee, ex officio; Founding Editor, Du Bois Review
W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2005
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Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Department Chair and Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Hutchins Center Executive Committee; Editor, African American National Biography
W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2013
Glenn H. Hutchins

Glenn H. Hutchins

Chair, National Advisory Board
Hutchins Center Executive Committee, ex officio
W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2006
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William Julius Wilson

Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor
Hutchins Center Executive Committee
Director, Project on Race, Class & Cumulative Adversity
Sinclair Bell

Sinclair Bell

Associate Professor of Art History, Northern Illinois University
2019-2020: Richard D. Cohen Fellow
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David Bindman

Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University College London
2019-2020: Image of the Black Archive & Library Fellow
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Keisha N. Blain

Associate Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh
Spring 2020: Hutchins Fellow
Danielle Boaz

Danielle Boaz

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina
2019-2020: Stuart Hall Fellow
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Anjanette M. Chan Tack

Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, University of Chicago
2019-2020: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow
Hutchins Center

Ameeta Jaga

Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town
Spring 2020: Mandela Mellon Fellow
Martine Jean

Martine Jean

Independent Scholar
2019-2020: Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow
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Aaron J. Johnson

Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh
2019-2020: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow
Rumbi Katedza

Rumbi Katedza

Independent Filmmaker
Fall 2019: J. M. D. Manyika Fellow
Kitwana

Bakari Kitwana

Independent Artist and Scholar
2019-2020: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow
Hutchins Center

Brittany Meché

Doctoral Candidate in Geography, University of California
2019-2020: McMillan-Stewart Fellow
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George Paul Meiu

Associate Professor of Anthropology and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Spring 2020: Hutchins Fellow
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Mireille Miller-Young

Associate Professor of Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
2019-2020: Advancing Equity Through Research Fellow
Parker

Traci Parker

Assistant Professor of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2019-2020: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow
Stacey Robinson

Stacey Robinson

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2019-2020: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow
Beatriz Marcheco-Teruel

Beatriz Marcheco Teruel

Professor and Senior Researcher at the National Center of Medical Genetics in Havana, Cuba
Fall 2019: Hutchins Fellow
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Imani Uzuri

Independent Composer and Vocalist
2019-2020: Hutchins Fellow