Two African American Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Rita RobertsRita Roberts was named to the Nathaniel Wright Stephenson Chair in History and Biography at Scripps College in Claremont, California. A professor of history and African studies, Dr. Roberts is the author of Evangelicalism and the Politics of Reform in Northern Black Thought, 1776-1863 (Louisiana State University Press, 2010).

Professor Roberts is a graduate of Southern Illinois University. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

lozenski_smBrian Lozenski is a new assistant professor of educational studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He recently completed his Ph.D. in the department of curriculum and instruction at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Lozenski is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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