One of our recent graduates, ImeIme Umana (’14), has been named the first Black woman to edit the Harvard Law Review. ImeIme was a brilliant joint concentrator (with Government) in the African American Studies track who received a Hoopes Prize for her thesis on “Racial Burden vs. Electoral Integrity: An Empirical Study of the Texas Voter Identification Law.”
Professor Cornel West returns to Harvard University, and will teach two courses starting in Spring 2017.
As reported in the New York Times:
[Professor West] is to hold a joint appointment at the Harvard Divinity School and the department of African and African-American studies as a professor of the practice of public philosophy, a title reserved for those who have made outstanding contributions in their professional fields.