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PhDs Earned

The following alumnae have earned PhDs:

Jessica Bardill

Graduate Institution: Duke University

Discipline: English

Current Appointment(s): Associate Professor of English, Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec)

Khytie Brown

Graduate Institution: Harvard University

Discipline: African & African American Studies

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Casidy Campbell

Graduate Institution: University of Michigan

Discipline: American Culture

Current Appointment(s): Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University; Assistant Professor of Media Studies, The Ohio State University (starting 2024)

Ashley Crooks-Allen

Graduate Institution: University of Georgia

Discipline: Sociology

Current Appointment(s): Dubois-Mandela Rodney / Anti-Racism Collaborative Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan

Christina Cross

Graduate Institution: University of Michigan

Discipline: Sociology

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

(Elizabeth) Jordie Davies

Graduate Institution: University of Chicago

Discipline: Political Science

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California, Irvine

Sachelle Ford

Graduate Institution: Brown University

Discipline: English

Current Appointment(s): Director of Duke LIFE and David M. Rubenstein Scholars, Office of University Scholars & Fellows

 Katherine (Matthews) Hilson

Graduate Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara

Discipline: Sociology

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Carthage College

Elana Jefferson-Tatum

Graduate Institution: Emory University

Discipline: Religion

Current: Hypnobirthing Childbirth Coach & Doula, Lunar Flow Birth

Marcus Jerkins

Graduate Institution: Baylor University

Discipline: Religion

Current: Minister, Resurrection Baptist Church

Dominique Johnson

Graduate Institution:  University of Pittsburgh

Discipline: Communications

Current: Director of AVENUE, AMC Networks

Jovonna Jones

Graduate Institution: Harvard University

Discipline: African & African Diaspora Studies

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of African American Literature & Culture, Boston College

Andrew Kim

Graduate Institution: Northwestern University

Discipline: Anthropology

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Celeste Lee

Graduate Institution: Emory University

Discipline: Sociology

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Spelman College

Henry Love

Graduate Institution: City University of New York (CUNY)

Discipline: Developmental Psychology

Current: Vice President of Policy and Planning, Women in Need (WIN), Inc.

Brianna Mack

Graduate Institution: The Ohio State University

Discipline: Political Science

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of Politics & Government, Ohio Wesleyan University

Nicole Naar

Graduate Institution: University of California, Davis

Discipline: Anthropology

Current Appointment(s): Social Science and Education Specialist, Washington Sea Grant, University of Washington

Olivia Suwe Odoffin

Graduate Institution: Rutgers University

Discipline: Philosophy

Current Appointment(s): Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp

Anni Pullagura

Graduate Institution: Brown University

Discipline: American Studies

Current: Curatorial Assistant, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Jacinta Saffold

Graduate Institution: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Discipline: Afro-American Studies

Current Appointment(s): Assistant Professor of African American Literature, University of Delaware

Erica Sterling

Graduate Institution: Harvard University

Discipline: History

Current Appointment(s): Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia

Christina Welsch

Graduate Institution: Princeton University

Discipline: History

Current Appointment(s): Associate Professor of History and South Asian Studies, The College of Wooster

Miel Wilson Simon

Graduate Institution: Brown University

Discipline: American Studies

Current: Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Archbishop Mitty High School, San Jose, California

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Graduate Institution: New York University

Discipline: Performance Studies

Current Appointment(s): Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Studies, Haverford College

Last updated August 2023.