Six Black Scholars Who Have Been Given New Faculty Assignments

Bianca Baldridge has been named associate professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She was previously an associate professor in the department of educational policy studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Baldridge’s research explores the sociopolitical context of community-based education and how the confluence of race, class, and gender shapes the experiences of Black and Latinx youth in these settings. She is the author of Reclaiming Community: Race and the Uncertain Future of Youth Work (Stanford University Press, 2019).

Dr. Baldridge is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City.

Stephen Buckley, a veteran editor and educator who worked at The Washington Post, Tampa Bay Times, and the Poynter Institute, has been chosen as a Eugene C. Patterson Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. He has been serving as the lead story editor for Global Press Journal, an international news organization that focuses its reporting on undercovered regions.

Buckley is a graduate of Duke University, where he majored in political science.

Joshua Bartholomew is a new assistant professor of ethics, church, and society at the Saint Paul School of Theology in Leawood, Kansas. He was an adjunct professor of religious and theological studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver.

Dr. Bartholomew is a graduate of Fordham University in The Bronx, New York. He holds a master of divinity degree from the Union Theological Seminary in New York, and a Ph.D. from the University of Denver.

Emily Greenwood was appointed the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Classics and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University in New Jersey. She was the John M. Musser Professor of Classics at Yale University. She is the author of several books including Afro-Greeks: Dialogues Between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Professor Greenwood holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Cambridge in England.

Warrick Moses was appointed assistant professor of art and music histories at Syracuse University in New York. He was a postdoctoral researcher at  University College Cork in Ireland.

Dr. Moses is a graduate of the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He holds master’s degrees from Boston University and Tufts University and a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from Harvard University.

Charles Peterson, an associate professor and chair of Africana studies at Oberlin College in Ohio, will oversee and create programming that focuses on teaching and scholarship among the college’s faculty as the new director of the Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching and Scholarship Center.

Dr. Peterson is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, where he majored in philosophy. He holds a Ph.D. from Binghamton University in New York.


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