New Roles for Three Black Faculty Members

johnsonKiTani Parker Lemieux was promoted to associate professor in the College of Pharmacy at Xavier University in Louisiana. Dr. Lemieux joined the faculty at Xavier in 2007 after teaching at Dillard University in New Orleans and the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Dr. Lemieux is a graduate of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she majored in biology. She holds a master’s degree from Tennessee State University and a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology from Clark Atlanta University.

EnglishDarby English was named the Carl Darling Buck Professor in the department of art history at the University of Chicago. From 2013 to 2015, he was the Starr Director of the Research and Academic Programs at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Professor English previously was on the faculty at the University of Chicago from 2003 to 2013. He is the author of How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness (MIT Press, 2007).

Professor English holds a bachelor’s degree in art history and philosophy from Williams College in Massachusetts and a Ph.D. in visual and cultural studies from the University of Rochester in New York.

017515_haynie004Kerry L. Haynie, a professor of political science and a professor of African and African American studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has been given the additional responsibilities as director of the Trinity Scholars program and the Alumni Endowed Scholars program.

Dr. Haynie also serves as the director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social Sciences at Duke. He is co-editor of New Race Politics: Understanding Minority and Immigrant Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2008). Dr. Haynie holds a bachelor’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also earned a master’s degree in international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.


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