Two African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

EatonKalenda Eaton, an associate professor of English at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania, was given the additional responsibility of director of Global Learning at the university. She joined the faculty at Arcadia University in 2010. She is the author of Womanism, Literature, and the Transformation of the Black Community (Routledge, 2008).

Dr. Eaton is a graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She earned master’s and doctoral degrees at Ohio State University.

Cornelius Gilbert was appointed an assistant professor in adult and higher education within the Graduate School  of the College of Education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. For the previous two academic years, he was a visiting assistant professor at the university. Prior to coming to Northern Illinois University, he was an academic adviser at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Dr. Gilbert holds a bachelor’s degree in history and Afro-American studies, a master’s degree in Afro-American studies, and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis, all from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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