CUNY Scholar to Be Honored by the American Historical Association

Herman L. Bennett, a professor of history at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, was selected to receive the 2012 Equity Award from the Committee on Minority Historians of the American Historical Association. Dr. Bennett will receive the award at the association’s annual meeting in January.

Dr. Bennett, who holds a Ph.D. in Latin American history from Duke University, is the author of Africans in Colonial Mexico (Indiana University Press, 2003) and Colonial Blackness: A History of Afro-Mexico (Indiana University Press, 2009).

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