New Roles for Three Black Faculty Members

Taj2HendersonTaja-Nia Y. Henderson was promoted to full professor of law at the Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. She joined the law school’s faculty in 2010. Earlier, she was an associate in the litigation group of Arnold & Porter LLP in New York.

Professor Henderson is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. She holds a master’s degree, a law degree, and a Ph.D., all from New York University.

cooper_stefanStefan Malone Cooper Jr. was named a research assistant professor in the department of engineering at Hampton University in Virginia. He has been conducting postdoctoral research at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Dr. Cooper is a graduate of College of Charleston in South Carolina, where he majored in chemistry. He holds a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry from Louisiana State University.

Gena BardwellGena Bardwell, an assistant professor of communication at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies of the Touro College and University System, has been given the additional duty as interim director of the General Education Program.

Bardwell is a graduate of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She holds a master of fine arts degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

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