Two Prominent Black Scholars Have Jumped to Different Universities

Chandra L. Ford has joined the faculty at Emory University in Atlanta as a professor holding joint appointments in the department of African American Studies and in the department of behavioral, social, and health education sciences at the Rollins School of Public Health. She was a professor of community health sciences and founding director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice and Health at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Ford is co-editor of Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional (APHA Press, 2019).

Professor Ford is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, where she majored in nutrition. She holds a master of library and information science degree and a master of public health degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Fredrick Muyia Nafukho has been appointed professor in the department of management and organization in the Foster School of Business at the University of Washnigton. He will also serve as vice provost in the Office of Academic Personnel. He was the senior associate dean for faculty affairs and professor of educational administration and human resource development at Texas A&M University. He joined the faculty there in 2007.

Dr. Nafukho holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. He earned a doctorate in leadership and human resource development from Louisiana State University.

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