Past Dissertation Recipients

Ampson Hagan

Ampson Hagan

2021-2022 Recipient



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Ampson Hagan

Ampson Hagan

2021-2022 Recipient

University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Discipline: Anthropology

Course: AADS 5525 Humanitarianism in Africa

Website: https://anthropology.msu.edu/author/haganam1/

Mohamed Duale

Mohamed Duale

2020-2021 Recipient



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Mohamed Duale

Mohamed Duale

2020-2021 Recipient

University: York University

Discipline: Education

Course: AADS 5524 African Refugees and the Politics of Belonging

Hannah Vidmar

Hannah Vidmar

2019-2020 Recipient



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Hannah Vidmar

Hannah Vidmar

2019-2020 Recipient

University: Ohio State University

Discipline: African American and African Studies

Course: AADS 5523 Hip-Hop in the African Diaspora

Website: https://www.hannahvidmar.com/about

Shamara Alhassan

Shamara Alhassan

2018-2019 Recipient



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Shamara Alhassan

Shamara Alhassan

2018-2019 Recipient

University: Brown University

Discipline: Africana Studies

Course: AADS 5522 Rastafari Black Radical Thought

Website: https://shprs.asu.edu/content/shamara-wyllie

Sergio Pinto-Handler

Sergio Pinto-Handler

2016-2017 Recipient



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Sergio Pinto-Handler

Sergio Pinto-Handler

2016-2017 Recipient

University: SUNY-Stonybrook

Discipline: History

Course: AADS 5521 Comparative Slavery in the Atlantic World

Website: http://internet2.trincoll.edu/facProfiles/Default.aspx?fid=1480602

Tatiana Cruz

Tatiana Cruz

2016-2017 Recipient



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Tatiana Cruz

Tatiana Cruz

2016-2017 Recipient

University: University of Michigan

Discipline: History

Course: AADS5520 Rethinking Civil Rights: Black/Brown Activism

Website: https://lesley.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/tatiana-cruz

Tyesha Maddox

Tyesha Maddox

2015-2016 Recipient



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Tyesha Maddox

Tyesha Maddox

2015-2016 Recipient

University: New York University

Discipline: History

Course: AADS5519 Defining Freedom: Migration, Labor and Transnationalism in Post-Emancipation British Caribbean

Website: https://www.fordham.edu/info/24000/faculty/9175/tyesha_maddox

Amber Murrey-Ndewa

Amber Murrey-Ndewa

2014-2015 Recipient



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Amber Murrey-Ndewa

Amber Murrey-Ndewa

2014-2015 Recipient

University: University of Oxford

Discipline: Geography and the Environment

Course: AADS5517 Geographies of Violence and
Resistance in Africa

Website: https://www2.clarku.edu/faculty/facultybio.cfm?id=1102

Justin Leroy

Justin Leroy

2013-2014 Recipient



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Justin Leroy

Justin Leroy

2013-2014 Recipient

University: New York University

Discipline: American Studies

Course: BK515 Race and Capitalism: Blackness in
Global Economy from Slavery to Mass Incarceration

Website: http://history.ucdavis.edu/people/jleroy

Siphiwe Ndlovu

Siphiwe Ndlovu

2012-2013 Recipient



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Siphiwe Ndlovu

Siphiwe Ndlovu

2012-2013 Recipient

University: Stanford University

Discipline: Modern Thought and Literature

Course: BK518 Women Writers of Africa and 
the African Diaspora

Website: http://www.africanleadershipacademy.org/staffulty/faculty/

Peace Medie

Peace Medie

2011-2012 Recipient



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Peace Medie

Peace Medie

2011-2012 Recipient

University: University of Pittsburg

Discipline: Public and International Affairs

Course: BK511 Race and Politics in African Diaspora

Website: https://www.peacemedie.com/

Noah Tamarkin

Noah Tamarkin

2010-2011 Recipient



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Noah Tamarkin

Noah Tamarkin

2010-2011 Recipient

University: UC Santa Cruz

Discipline: Antropology

Course: BK362 South African Struggles

Website: https://comparativestudies.osu.edu/people/tamarkin.7