Alumni

Chimaobi Amutah

Chimaobi Amutah

African Studies
Class of 2007

Chimaobi spent time teaching social studies and mathematics at the middle and high school levels for a variety of public, charter, and private educational… Read more about Chimaobi Amutah

Michio Arimitsu

Michio Arimitsu

Ph.D. in African American Studies, with a primary field in English
Class of 2014

Michio Arimitsu is a lecturer at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, where he teaches American Studies.

Mia L. Bagneris

Mia L. Bagneris

Ph.D. in African American Studies, with a primary field in History of Art and Architecture
Class of 2009

Mia Bagneris received her PhD in African American Studies in November 2009, and she is now teaching at Tulane University in African & African Diaspora… Read more about Mia L. Bagneris

Jody Benjamin

Jody Benjamin

African Studies, with a primary field in History

Jody Benjamin is a PhD Candidate in African and African American Studies with a primary field in History. His dissertation, “The Texture of Change: Cloth,… Read more about Jody Benjamin

Tonia Branche

Tonia Branche

African American Studies with pre-med track
Class of 2010

Currently, I am a first year medical student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in the new MD/MPH program.  It is a rigorous 4-year dual… Read more about Tonia Branche

Laura D'Asaro

Laura D'Asaro

African Studies
Class of 2013

Laura is originally from Seattle, Washington and is a senior in Kirkland house. She is the president of the Harvard College Coalition for East African Peace… Read more about Laura D'Asaro

Jake Freyer

Jake Freyer

Class of 2015

Jake Freyer is a senior in Quincy House from Eastchester, New York. He is pursuing a joint concentration in linguistics and African studies, with a… Read more about Jake Freyer

Lyndon Gill

Lyndon Gill

Ph.D. in African American Studies, with a primary field in Anthropology and a secondary field in Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality
Class of 2010

Lyndon K. Gill was born in New York City and raised on all the Trinbagonian culture Jamaica, Queens would allow. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford… Read more about Lyndon Gill