J. Marlena Edwards

J. Marlena Edwards

Marlena Edwards

J. Marlena Edwards, Penn State assistant professor of African American studies and history, completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Penn State after earning a dual-major doctorate in African American & African studies and history from Michigan State University. Her research interests include multiethnic African American identities; Cape Verdean and Afro-Caribbean immigration; U.S. imperialism; women, gender, immigration in the United States; and African diaspora history.

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