Six Black Scholars Who Have Been Given New Faculty Assignments


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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...