A Quartet of Black Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

Antron Mahoney was appointed assistant professor in the department of Africana, gender, and identity studies at Ohio  Wesleyan University. He has been serving as a visiting assistant professor of gender and sexuality studies at Davidson College in North Carolina.

Dr. Mahoney is a graduate of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and earned a master’s degree in education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the first person to complete a doctorate in Pan-African studies from the University of Louisville.

Darryl Singleton was named a professor of percussion in the department of music at Washington State University. He is the former instrumental ensemble director at Gallaudet University in Washinton, D.C.

A native of Washington, D.C., Dr. Singleton is a graduate of Howard University. He earned a master’s degree in percussion music performance from Florida State University and a doctor of musical arts degree in music education from Boston University.

Sharrelle Barber, an assistant professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University Philadelphia, was appointed the inaugural director of the university’s Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements and Population Health Equity.

Dr. Barber is a graduate of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She holds a master of public health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a doctorate in social epidemiology from the School of Public Health at Harvard University.

Bimpe Z. Adenusi is the new director of the nurse anesthesia program at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She most recently served as a certified registered nurse anesthetist for Society Hill Anesthesia Consultants, Premier Anesthesia, and NorthStar Anesthesia servicing several hospitals in the Philadelphia region.

Dr. Adenusi is a graduate of Indiana State University. She holds a master’s degree in nurse anesthesia from Drexel University in Philadelphia and a Ph.D. from New Mexico State University.

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