Two African Americans in New Faculty Roles

Bing.jpg.250x250_q85Eric Bing was appointed professor of education and professor of anthropology and psychology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Since 2011 he has been director of global health at the George W. Bush Center on the SMU campus. Before joining the Bush center, Professor Bing taught for 10 years at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles.

Dr. Bing is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a master of public health degree and a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of California at Los Angeles.

hollowayjon Jonathan Holloway was appointed to a three-year term as chair of the department of African American studies at Yale University. He is a professor of African American studies, history, and American studies at Yale.

Dr. Holloway holds a Ph.D. from Yale University. He is the author of Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941 (University of North Carolina Press, 2001). His next book, Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940 is scheduled for release this fall from the University of North Carolina Press.

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