Thursday, November 22, 2018

Black women leadership in the academy and beyond

Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress: image source

Back in July, I was having a conversation with a group about black women in leadership positions throughout the academy and with some related institutes and foundations. I started organizing a partial list.

Elizabeth Alexander – president – Mellon Foundation
Danielle Allen – director - Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
Carmen T. Ambar – president – Oberlin College
Makeda Best  – Curator of Photography – Harvard Art Museums
Evelynn Hammonds – Chair – first African American chair of the Department of the History of Science – Harvard
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham – Chair – first African American woman chair of History – Harvard
Tomiko Brown-Nagin – – Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Claudine Gay – Dean – Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Thelma Golden – Director and Chief Curator – The Studio Museum in Harlem
Annette Gordon-Reed – President of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic
Carla Hayden – Librarian of Congress – Library of Congress
Shirley Ann Jackson – president – Rensselaer Polytechnic institute
Alondra Nelson – president – Social Science Research Council
Angela Onwuachi-Willig – Dean – Boston University Law School
Cecilia E. Rouse – Dean – Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University
Ruth J. Simmons - president - Prairie View A&M University
Valerie Smith – president – Swarthmore College
Cynthia Spence – Director – UNCF/Mellon Programs
Michelle A. Williams – Dean - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Sarah Willie-LeBreton – provost – Swarthmore College

Black women literature scholars -- distinguished professors and endowed chairs
African American Poets and Academic Appointments

1 comment:

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