Two Black Scholars Appointed to Chair Academic Departments

goldbyJacqueline Goldsby was named chair of the department of African American studies at Yale University. She is a professor of English and African American studies at the university. She will become chair on July 1 and serve a term of three years. Professor Goldsby is the author of A Spectacular Secret: Lynching in American Life and Literature (University of Chicago Press, 2006).

Dr. Goldsby hold a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. in American studies from Yale University.

AnekweOnwuanyRVAnekewe E. Onwuanyi was named chief of cardiology in the department of internal medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Since 2002, he has been the associate chief of cardiology. Earlier in his career, Dr. Onwuanyi taught Columbia University and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Dr. Onwuanyi is a graduate of the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos in Nigeria.

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