Mignon R. Moore is a new associate professor of sociology at Barnard College in New York City. She was an associate professor of sociology and African American studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She taught at UCLA for nine years. Dr. Moore is the author of Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships, and Motherhood Among Black Women (University of California Press, 2011).
Dr. Moore is a graduate of Columbia University. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago.
Kara Walker was appointed to the Tepper Family Chair in Visual Arts at Rutgers University in New Jersey. She was a professor of visual arts at Columbia University School of the Arts in New York City.
Walker is a native of Stockton, California, and is a graduate of the Atlanta College of Art. She earned a master of fine arts degree at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Jenna Hatcher, an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky, has been given the additional duty of director of diversity and inclusivity at the college.
Dr. Hatcher holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from West Virginia University. She earned a master of public health degree and a Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky.