Two Black Scholars Named to Teaching Posts

Albert MonroeAlbert Monroe was named visiting assistant professor of law at the Quinnipiac University School of Law in Connecticut. He was a faculty fellow at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. Professor Monroe specializes in climate change law and policy.

Dr. Monroe is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he majored in economics and chemistry. He earned his law degree at Yale and holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.

tengatengaJames Tengatenga was appointed a presidential fellow at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He will teach at the school during the spring semester.

In July, Dr. Tengatenga was named dean of the William Jewett Tucker Foundation at Dartmouth College. But after Dr. Tengatenga’s past comments on homosexuality came to light, in August, the college decided not to go forward with the appointment.

A native of Zimbabwe, he is a graduate of the Zomba Theological College in Malawi. He earned a master of divinity degree at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, and a Ph.D. at the University of Malawi.

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