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.

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