UNCF/Mellon Programs

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Dr. Michael Ralph is Chair and Professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University!

Michael Ralph, Ph.D.

He also teaches in the School of Medicine at New York University. His research integrates political science, economics, history, and medical anthropology through an explicit focus on debt, slavery, insurance, forensics, and incarceration. He is currently at work on two books that center on slavery, insurance, and incarceration.

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Announcing Partnership with National Humanities Center

The National Humanities Center has partnered with the UNCF/Mellon Programs to provide an opportunity for UNCF faculty members for a one-semester fellowship at the National Humanities Center.

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Howard Rambsy Earns SIUE’s Distinguished Research Professor Rank!

Howard Rambsy, Ph.D.

The distinction and award only add to what many at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and elsewhere believe and feel about Howard Rambsy II, PhD...

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Another Scholar Transforming the Academy!! Danica Tisdale appointed Assistant Dean of Diversity Yale University

Danica Tisdale, Ph.D.

Danica C. Tisdale Named New Assistant Dean of Diversity

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Featured Book

mourning my inner [blackgirl] child | by reelaviolette botts-ward

reelaviolette botts-ward, (formerly Brittany “Reeci” Botts), Class of 2015, has published her first book, entitled "mourning my inner [blackgirl] child" (Nomadic Press, 2021).

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