Our People

Marlon M. Bailey

  • Professor of African and African American Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

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    Carol Camp Yeakey

    • Professor of Education, Urban Studies, International and Area Studies, African and African American Studies, and American Culture Studies
    • Founding Director of the Center on Urban Research & Public Policy and the Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies

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    ​Gerald Early

    • ​Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters
    • Interim Director of the Center for the Study of Race
    • Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies

    Hedwig Lee

    • Visiting Professor of Sociology
    • Director of Undergraduate Studies Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, & Equity

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    Raven Maragh-Lloyd

    • Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Film and Media Studies
    • (On sabbatical '22-'23)

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    Gabriel Peoples

    • Ford Foundation Fellow
    • Assistant Professor, Gender Studies, Indiana University

      Michelle Purdy

      • Associate Professor of Education
      • Director of the Undergraduate Program in Educational Studies Affiliate Faculty, African and African-American Studies & Urban Studies

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      Geoff Ward

      • Professor of African and African-American Studies
      • Faculty Affiliate in Sociology and American Culture Studies Director, WashU & Slavery Project, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2)

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