ACLS fellows and grantees are making moves in higher education and the public sphere. Check out the latest promotions, new positions, and media highlighting members of our community:

  • Following the completion of his ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship at Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Xavier Buck F’21 was named deputy director of the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation. Now, he will manage the new Dr. Huey P. Newton Center for Research & Action in Oakland, as covered in the East Bay Express and San Francisco Chronicle.
  • Annie Galvin F’19, former Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow, has been promoted to producer at the Ezra Klein Show, part of the New York Times Opinion Audio team. She originally joined the team in 2021.

For those who don’t know anything about the Black Panther Party or who were taught false narratives, this will be a place to learn about and critically analyze American history.

Xavier Buck F’21
  • Amanda Tumusiime, 2013 African Humanities Program Postdoctoral Fellow, has been appointed Dean of the Margaret Trowel School of Industrial and Fine Art (MTSIFA) at Makerere University.
  • Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow Aleia M. Brown F’17 has been named Whichard Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at East Carolina University’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences.
In the broadest sense, my vocation and life work are thinking through all of the ways Black women have experimented with different configurations of freedom. Aleia M. Brown F’17
  • Andrew Donnelly, 2020 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow, has joined the University of Mississippi as a visiting assistant professor in English.
  • Leonard Barkan F’05, Denis C. Feeney F’09, and Martha A. Sandweiss F’96 have been elevated to emeritus status at Princeton University.

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