AFAM Faculty Cluster (Group Photo, Color)

AFAM Faculty Cluster (Group Photo, Color)

AFAM Faculty Cluster Hire (Group Photo, Color)

The Penn State College of the Liberal Arts has hired nine new faculty members with a shared expertise in African American and African Diaspora life and culture. They include (top row, L to R):  W. Oliver Baker, assistant professor of English and African American studies; Ray Block Jr., associate professor of political science and African American studies; J. Marlena Edwards, assistant professor of African American studies and history; Alex Lubin, professor of African American studies; David Marriott, professor of philosophy and African American studies; (bottom row, L to R) Candis Smith, associate professor of political science; Sam Tenorio, assistant professor of African American studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; Dara Walker, assistant professor of African American studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; and Michael O. West, professor of African American studies and history

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