Two Black Scholars in New Faculty Posts

jbrownSJericho Brown is a new assistant professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta. He is a former speechwriter for the mayor of New Orleans. His first collection of poetry, Please, won the American Book Award.

Dr. Brown is a graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans. He holds a master of fine arts degree from the University of New Orleans and a Ph.D. in creative writing and literature from the University of Houston.

Nadia_Horning_Web_PictureNadia Rabesahala Horning was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of political science at Middlebury College in Vermont. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Conservation Politics in Africa: Forests, Farmers, and Foreigners.

Dr. Horning holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from George Mason University in Virginia. She holds a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in comparative politics at Cornell University.

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