Two Black Scholars Named to New Faculty Positions

Kalenda Eaton was appointed to the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania. Dr. Eaton, who is an associate professor of English, will hold the endowed chair for a two-year term when she will work on a project entitled “Practicing Womanist Ideology in the New Humanities.”

Dr. Eaton is a graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in English from Ohio State University. She is the author of Womanism, Literature, and the Transformation of the Black Community 1965-1980 (Routledge, 2008).

Michael K. Addo was appointed director of the London Global Gateway Law Program of the Notre Dame Law School. Dr. Addo has been serving as a senior lecturer and director of student experience at the University of Exeter in England. He is also the chair of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights for the United Nations.

Dr. Addo is a graduate of the University of Ghana and the Ghana Law School. He holds a master of law degree and a doctoral degree from the University of Exeter.

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