Current Fellows

2020

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LeNie Adolphson, PhD Candidate
Department of History
Northern Illinois University
Project Title:
Health Care in the Black Metropolis: A History of Provident Hospital
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Theodore Foster, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of History
University of Louisiana - Lafayette
Project Title:
Projecting Archives: The Politics of Black Chicago History, Memory and Civil Rights
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Grace Gipson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies
Virginia Commonwealth University
Project Title: Telling HER-story and Continuing a Legacy: Chicago’s Black Girl Magic in Comics
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Toussaint Losier, PhD
Assistant Professor, W.E.B. DuBois Department of African-American Studies
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Project Title:
United in Peace: The History, Memory, and Politics of Street Gang Truces
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Vanessa Stokes
Artist & Entrepreneur
Project Title: Creating Transformation on Chicago’s West Side By Using Photography and Creative Placemaking
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David Stovall, PhD
Professor of African-American Studies and Criminology, Law & Justice
University of Illinois at Chicago
Project Title: Engineered Conflict: School Closings, Public Housing, Law Enforcement and the Future of Black Life
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Jakobi Williams, PhD
Ruth N. Halls Associate Professor
Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies and the Department of History
Indiana University-Bloomington
Project Title: Neighborhoods First: The Black Panther Party’s Impact on Grassroots Community Organizations
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