Royce Family Associate Professor of Teaching Excellence in Africana Studies and History, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History


Françoise N. Hamlin (Ph.D. Yale University, 2004) is an Associate Professor in History and Africana Studies and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in twentieth century U.S. history, African American history, southern history, cultural studies and Africana Studies. Prior to joining the faculty at Brown, Professor Hamlin was a DuBois-Mandela-Rodney fellow at the University of Michigan (2004-2005), and an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2005-2007). Since then she has been a Charles Warren Center Fellow at Harvard University (2007-2008), a Woodrow Wilson-Mellon Fellow (2010-2011), the American Council of Learned Societies, Frederick Burkhardt Fellow (2017-2018) at the Radcliffe Institute, a fellow-in-residence at the Edmond  J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard, and a Howard Foundation Fellow. She was most recently a Andrew Carnegie Foundation Fellow (2021-2023).

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