Kellie Jones, the Hans Hofman Professor of Modern Art in the Department of Art H…

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Kellie Jones, the Hans Hofman Professor of Modern Art in the Department of Art History and Archaeology and a MacArthur fellow, is the new chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department. As chair, she plans to center the arts in the department’s teaching and scholarship, including collaborations with the university’s art history department to focus on that aspect of African American art and culture.

Read about her plans for the department and the importance of African American and African Diaspora Studies in training students to be active, informed global citizens and in producing innovative, socially engaged scholarship at neighbors.columbia.edu/news.

📷: Michael DiVito
by neighborshub