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Dr. Régine Jean-Charles joins Northeastern as the new Director of the Africana Studies Program.

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Dr. Régine Jean-Charles (Director of Africana Studies, Dean’s Professor of Culture and Social Justice, Professor of Africana Studies, and Professor and Executive Committee Member of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies) joins Northeastern this fall as the new Director of the Africana Studies Program after 13 years at Boston College. Dr. Jean-Charles is a Black feminist literary scholar and cultural critic who works at the intersection of race, gender, and justice. Her scholarship and teaching in Africana Studies include expertise on Black France, Sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean literature, Haiti, and the diaspora. Congratulations Dr. Jean-Charles on your new appointment. We are happy to have you here at Northeastern!

Click here to read more about Dr. Jean-Charles’ transition to Northeastern.

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