W. E. B. Du Bois Medal Recipients

Hutchins Center Honors
The W. E. B. Du Bois Medal is Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African American studies. It is awarded to individuals in the United States and across the globe in recognition of their contributions to African and African American culture and the life of the mind. Recipients have included scholars, artists, writers, journalists, philanthropists, and public servants whose work has bolstered the field of African and African American studies.

 
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Maya Angelou

W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2014
(awarded posthumously)
Lawrence D. Bobo

Lawrence D. Bobo

W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences
Chair of the Department of African and African American Studies
Founding Editor, Du Bois Review

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