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June 8, 2021
On today’s ST, we are discussing a new book on race relations and American history that offers a bold, thorough, and eye-opening critique of our nation’s criminal...
May 31, 2021
Dedication, warmth, and the answers — prize-winning teachers have it all Carolyn Roberts — the Sidonie Miskimin Clauss Prize “Carolyn Roberts, assistant professor of history...
May 25, 2021
How do we reduce crime, especially amid calls to defund the police? While many point to rising crime rates as an indicator that more funding is needed, studies show almost no...
May 23, 2021
The death of Ronald Greene, a Black man who died in Louisiana in 2019 after a police chase is under scrutiny after newly released police body camera footage shows he was...
May 13, 2021
NEWS RELEASE FOR RELEASE: May 13, 2021 CONTACT:  Frances Hannan | Director of Multimedia Projects | 201-587-4755 Jeré Hogan | Program Officer, Newcombe Fellowship Note:...
May 12, 2021
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — For her first book, “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,” the historian Elizabeth Hinton spent years digging through government archives, piecing...
May 11, 2021
Matthew Frye Jacobson, who has transformed understandings of race in America, has been appointed the Sterling Professor of American Studies and History, effective April 17....
May 11, 2021
Matthew Frye Jacobson, who has transformed understandings of race in America, has been appointed the Sterling Professor of American Studies and History, effective April 17....
April 28, 2021
Columbia University’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AAADS) Department invites applications for a position of Postdoctoral Research Scholar to begin July 1,...
April 16, 2021
On the coattails of two senior faculty hires in African American studies, the department — in conjunction with the humanities and English departments — recently hired three...
April 15, 2021
“Sometimes, it feels like I’ve been writing this book all my life,” says Daphne A. Brooks, author of the recently released Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual...