Honors and Awards

• Kokahvah Zauditu-Selassie, associate professor of English at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, received the 2010 Book Prize in the single author category from the Toni Morrison Society. Professor Zauditu-Selassie was honored for her book African Spiritual Tradition in the Novels of Toni Morrison (University of Florida Press).

The Black Alumni Association at Cornell University has established a scholarship fund to honor Janice and James Turner. Janice Turner is the former associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell. James Turner, professor of African-American politics and social policy, was the founding director of the university’s Africana Studies and Research Center.