Two African American Men Taking on New Academic Assignments

LeRonn P. Brooks has been named associate curator for modern and contemporary collections, specializing in African American art, at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Currently, he serves as an assistant professor in the department of African studies at Lehman College in New York.

Dr. Brooks holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from Hunter College in New York City and a Ph.D. in art history from the City University of New York.

David L. Stamps has been appointed to the faculty in the School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University, where he will teach courses on public relations writing, strategic communication, and social media. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at Santa Barbara City College in California.

Professor Stamps holds a bachelor’s degree in media management from Columbia College in Chicago and a master’s degree in mass communication from California State University. He is currently completing a Ph.D. in communication from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

AI Teaching Assistants Are Coming to Morehouse College

The AI teaching assistant initiative aims to provide students with an office hours setting they can access at any time, even when their professor is unavailable. Over the next three to five years, Morehouse hopes to establish an AI teaching assistant for every professor at the college.

Five African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Positions

The new faculty appointments are Judith Byfield at Cornell University, Nikki Hoskins at Harvard University, Edda Fields-Black at Carnegie Mellon Universityin Pittsburgh, Shawn Utsey at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw at the University of Pennsylvania.

Wiley University Launches New Honors College for Fall 2024 Semester

The Heman Sweatt Honors College will provide students with access to a dedicated living community, specialized classes and research opportunities, faculty mentors, and financial aid for tuition, internships, and study abroad experiences.

Two Black Historians in Higher Education Receive Prestigious Dan David Prize

Keisha Blain of Brown University and Cécile Fromont of Harvard University have received 2024 Dan David Prizes for their outstanding achievements as academic historians.

Featured Jobs