New Duties for Two African American Faculty Members

FrederickMarla Frederick, professor of African and African American studies and the study of religion at Harvard University, was named a Harvard College Professor. The designation provides extra financial support for research or other scholarly activities, a semester of paid leave or an additional summer salary. Professor Frederick is the author of Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith (University of California Press, 2003).

Dr. Frederick is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta. She earned a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

nicole_jenkins_-_photoNicole T. Jenkins, an associate professor in the School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky, has been given the added duties of the executive associate dean in the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Before joining the faculty at the University of Kentucky in 2012, Dr. Jenkins taught at Washington University in St. Louis and Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Dr. Jenkins is a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia. She earned a Ph.D. in accounting at the University of Iowa.

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