Samson Ndanyi

Samson K. Ndanyi joins the Department of History as visiting assistant professor of history and Africana studies. He received a Ph.D. from Indiana University, where he taught courses such as American History and Medieval Heroes as an associate instructor. His research interests include expressive popular cultures in Africa, maritime piracy in the Horn of Africa, Black cinema, Black protests, child labor, and the African diaspora. He likes indoor recreational activities, reggae concerts, and fine cuisine.  

Constitution Day Symposium

A conversation with Brookings Institute Fellow and writer Jonathan Rauch on "Free Speech and Safe Spaces" will begin the symposium at 3:00 p.m. At 4:15, a panel featuring Jonathan Marks, Laura Beth Nielsen, and Allison Stanger will discuss cases and controversies concerning free speech on campus.

two professors dressed in academic robes hold award plaques

Rhodes Honors Professors Charles McKinney and Marsha Walton With Clarence Day Awards for Outstanding Teaching and Research

Dr. Charles McKinney, the Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies and an associate professor of history, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching. Dr. Marsha Walton, a professor of psychology, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Research.


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