Research Highlights

Scholar’s Book Tells of Hoodoo History

In her new book, Mojo Workin’: The Old African-American Hoodoo System (University of Illinois Press, 2012), Katrina Hazzard-Donald tells the true story of the African-American tradition of herbal healing. “Scholars who write about African traditions in the United States have become concerned over the work that has been done by those who are outsiders to […]

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Law Scholar Publishes Birthright Citizenship Paper

Linda Bosniak, a distinguished professor of law at Rutgers–Camden, recently posted the paper “Birthright Citizenship, Undocumented Immigrants, and the Slavery Analogy” to the Social Science Research Network. The abstract can be viewed on the Legal History Blog. The paper is a version of one that Bosniak presented at the March 2012 conference “Born In the […]

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Dr. Gwendolyn Harris

Dr. Gwendolyn Harris (executive director, Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs) has been named chair of the Board of Trustees for Mercer County Community College.

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“For Women in New Hampshire, Room at the Top!

Dr. Janet Golden (professor, history) contributed an article, “For Women in New Hampshire, Room at the Top!,” to the website WomensVoicesForChange.org.

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CampusPhilly

Mary Beth Daisey (associate chancellor, student affairs) has been named to the board of CampusPhilly, an organization that seeks to retain college students in the Delaware Valley.

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