Two Black Scholars Named Fellows at Stanford’s CCSRE

The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University has announced that four visiting scholars will spend this academic year at Stanford conducting independent research, completing writing projects, and participating in the center’s seminars and forums. Two of the four scholars are black.

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson is an associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She is working on a book with the title of Dorothy West’s Paradise: A Biography of Class and Color.

Dr. Sherrard Johnson is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles. She holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Barrymoore A. Bogues is a professor of Africana studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He is completing his book Singing Songs of Freedom: A Study of Freedom in African and African Diaspora Political Thought and Intellectual History.

Professor Bogues holds a Ph.D. from the University of the West Indies.

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