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Institutional Commitment to Global Engagement: Cross-Cultural Reflections of Faculty, Students, Staff and Alumnae at Spelman College.

Posted Mar 11, 2023

Spelman College

Dr. 'Dimeji Togunde has co-edited a new book: Institutional Commitment to Global Engagement: Cross-Cultural Reflections of Faculty, Students, Staff and Alumnae at Spelman College. Published by the Society of Transnational Academic Researchers (STAR Scholars Network) in partnership with the Journal of International Students and Open Journals in Education  (OJED).

Appointment to The Board of Directors of Cultural Vistas

Posted Mar 11, 2023

Spelman College

Dr. 'Dimeji R. Togunde, Vice Provost for Global Education & Professor of International Studies at Spelman College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Cultural Vistas, along with four other distinguished professionals.


Spelman’s Michelle S. Hite Named an ACS Mellon Academic Leadership Fellow

Posted Jan 25, 2023

Spelman College

The Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) recently selected Spelman College associate professor Michelle S. Hite, Ph.D., as one of 10 academic leadership fellows, following a competitive selection process among its member institutions. Hite is also program director of Spelman’s Honors Program, as well as the International Fellowships and Scholarships program.

Faculty Blogs/Vlogs

Amber R. Reed, Ph.D: Cultural Anthropologist

Posted Apr 04, 2022

Amber R. Reed, Ph.D

My 2020 book, Nostalgia after Apartheid: Disillusionment, Youth, and Democracy in South Africa was the winner of the Society for Applied Anthropology/American Anthropological Association 2021 Margaret Mead Award.


Mothers and the Unequal School-Search Burden

Posted Mar 24, 2022

Bailey Brown, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Sociology Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Bailey Brown, Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Sociology and Anthropology Department examines how parents of young children make school decisions as school options have rapidly increased in recent years.

American Neoliberal Culture and White Power Terrorism

Posted Mar 18, 2022

Patricia Ventura, Associate Professor, Department of English

My latest research project started as a tongue-in-cheek discussion of a question: Was Donald Trump the epitome of neoliberalism or the harbinger of its demise? Talking through that question with my writing partner, Edward K. Chan of Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, led us down a bleak path that brings together white power, which we see as the contemporary form of violent white nationalism, and neoliberalism as the current form of racial capitalism.