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African American Studies Accolades

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Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Literature, has been awarded a FIRST (Faculty-In-Residence-Summer-Term) grant by the University of Colorado, Boulder. The University of Colorado’s FIRST is an exclusive program for summer session where some of the best and brightest faculty come to CU from national and international universities such […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » african american studies awards Nov 12

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad’s article on “Separate and Unsanitary: African-American Women Railroad Car Cleaners and the Women’s Service Section, 1918-1920,” was named a runner-up for the prize for best article published by the Journal of Women’s History in 2011-2012. Muhammad is Chair and Associate Professor of African American Studies and […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » african american studies awards May 12

Ben Braddock ’15, majoring in Psychology and African American Studies, earned second place in the National Council for Black Studies College Student Essay Contest in February. His essay was on “The Invisible (Wo)Man and Miley Cyrus:  Toward a Definition of Ratchet.” Braddock is also a College of Arts & Sciences […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » african american studies awards Feb 16

Ohio University professor and alum Dr. Akil Houston has been named to a list of the Top 25 African American Professors in Ohio at Online Schools Ohio, run by StateStats.org. Houston is Assistant Professor of Cultural and Media Studies in the Department of African American Studies in the College of […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » african american studies awards Aug 29

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