Akil Khalfani, associate professor of sociology and director of the Africana Institute at Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey, is the recipient of the 2016 International Exemplary Leadership Award from The Chair Academy, a leadership academy for college administrators and faculty based at Maricopa County Community College in Arizona. Dr. Khalfani was honored at The Chair Academy’s 25th annual international conference in San Antonio.
Dr. Khalfani is the author of The Hidden Debate: The Truth Revealed About the Battle over Affirmative Action in South Africa and the United States (Routledge, 2006). He holds master’s and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Angele Kingue, a professor of French and Francophone studies at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, received the inaugural University Medal from Francois Rabelais University in Tours, France. The award was established to honor non-French nationals who have made an exceptional contribution to the university. Dr. Kingue was honored for directing the “Bucknell en France” program.
A native of Cameroon, Dr. Kingue holds a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University.
James L. Moore III, the EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the College of Education and Human Ecology and the inaugural executive director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male at Ohio State University, was selected to receive the Distinguished Contributions to Gender Equity in Education Research Award from the American Educational Research Association. Dr. Moore will be honored at the association’s annual meeting in Washington on April 10.
Professor Moore is a graduate of Delaware State University, where he majored in English education. He earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in counselor education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg.