New Faculty Roles for Two African American Scholars

wanzo_1Rebecca A. Wanzo, an associate professor in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies program at Washington University in St. Louis, was appointed associate director of the Center for Humanities at the university. Dr. Wanzo joined the faculty at the university in 2011 and serves as co-chair of the Association of Women Faculty. She previously taught at Ohio State University.

Dr. Wanzo is the author of The Suffering Will Not Be Televised: African American Women and Sentimental Political Storytelling (State University of New York Press, 2009). Dr. Wanzo is a graduate of Miami University and holds a Ph.D. from Duke University.

robinsonTomeka Robinson was promoted to associate professor of communications and granted tenure at Marietta College in Ohio. She also serves as director of forensics at the college. Before joining the faculty at Marietta College, she taught at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Robinson is a graduate of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She holds a master’s degree in communication and a doctorate in health education from Texas A&M University.



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