AFAM Faculty Cluster (Group Photo, B&W)

AFAM Faculty Cluster (Group Photo, B&W)

AFAM Faculty Cluster Hire (Group Photo, B&W)

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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