2017

ImeIme Umana

ImeIme Umana Takes the Helm as President of Harvard Law Review

February 1, 2017

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.”  

She worked at the Hip Hop Archive and Research Institute in the Hutchins Center and was President of the student led Institute of Politics.  What is more, Imeme was awarded departmental honors as the recipient of the AAAS… Read more about ImeIme Umana Takes the Helm as President of Harvard Law Review

Cornel West Profile Photo

Cornel West Returns

January 3, 2017

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.

“Our friend is coming back in this… Read more about Cornel West Returns