Gertrude Fraser, vice provost for faculty recruitment and retention, has announced that she is stepping down from her post and will return to full-time teaching as an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Virginia. Dr. Fraser is the author of African American Midwifery in the South: Dialogues of Birth, Race, and Memory (Harvard University Press, 1998).
Dr. Fraser is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Marisha L. Humphries was promoted to associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research focuses on the educational development of African American children.
Dr. Humphries holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.