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The African American Studies Program is hiring an assistant professor in a joint-appointed position with the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research.  For more information, see

Dr. Evan Hart, Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies, will return for the 2015-16 academic year.  She will be teaching Key Issues in Black Atlantic Thought (both online and on campus) and Black Women’s Health.

Carline Blanc, a doctoral candidate at a Parisian university, will be a scholar-in-residence in the African American Studies Program during the fall 2015 semester.  She will be conducting dissertation research on Zora Neale Hurston.