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Professor of History Dr. Kabria Baumgartner Earns the 2024 Black Excellence on the Hill Award

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Dr. Kabria Baumgartner, Dean’s Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies and Associate Director of Public History, received the 2024 Black Excellence on the Hill Award at the Massachusetts State House last week for her public history and community engagement work in Essex County. 

Dr. Baumgartner was nominated by state representative, Dawne Shand. Black Excellence on the Hill is an annual event hosted by the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus to honor and celebrate Black community leaders who are driving social change in their cities and towns across the state.

You can find more about Dr. Baumgartner’s work in Essex in this Globe story or on her website. Congratulations Dr. Baumgartner!

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