Three Black Men Named to Teaching Posts

Henry-YoungHenry N. Young was named the Kroger Professor in Community Pharmacy at the University of Georgia. He was an associate professor in the social and administrative sciences division at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Dr. Young holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Florida. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California at Davis.

fieldmuseum.org_Chapurukha Kusimba was appointed chair of the department of anthropology at American University in Washington, D.C. A native of Kenya, he held positions on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago and as curator of African archeology and ethnology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.

Professor Kusimba is a graduate of the University of Nairobi and earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in anthropology at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

DellumsRonald V. Dellums was named the first visiting fellow of the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Dellums served 14 terms in the House of Representatives from a district in Oakland. He later served as mayor of the city.

Dellums is a graduate of San Francisco State University and holds a master of social work degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of the memoir, Lying Down With the Lions: A Public Life From the Streets of Oakland to the Halls of Power (Beacon Press, 2000).

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