Jonathan Holloway was named the next provost at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He will assume his new position on July 1, 2017.
Dr. Holloway is dean of Yale College and the Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History and American Studies. He joined the Yale faculty in 1999 after teaching at the University of California, San Diego.
Professor Holloway is the author of Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941 (University of North Carolina Press, 2001) and Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940 (University of North Carolina Press, 2013).
“I am incredibly excited to join the Northwestern community,” Dr. Holloway said. “I have long admired the scholarship that has been produced by Northwestern faculty members in my fields, and I am now eager to discover and, importantly, to support the work of my new colleagues across the University.
Dr. Holloway is a graduate of Stanford University. He holds a two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in history from Yale University.