Department Welcomes Postdoctoral Scholar for Work on University History

Dr. Jasmine Stansberry in her graduation regalia.This fall, The University of Alabama and the Department of History welcomed to campus Dr. Jasmine Stansberry as a postdoctoral scholar.

Dr. Stansberry is a proud Memphis native, University of Memphis and University of Mississippi alumna, researcher, member of the African diaspora, womanist, and poet.

She is a scholar of 20th century Black social movements in the U.S. South whose research focuses on Black student activism at colleges and universities in Mississippi and Alabama. She joins us under the auspices of the University’s Taskforce on Race, Slavery, and Civil Rights, researching the history of slavery and its legacies here at The University of Alabama.

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