Jonathan Holloway

Dean, Yale College and Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies, Yale University

Jonathan Holloway is dean of Yale College and Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies. He is author or editor of numerous books, most recently Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940 and a new edition of W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk. Holloway has won the William Clyde DeVane Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Teaching in Yale College and the Before Columbia Foundation’s American Book Award. He has held fellowships from Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Ford Foundation. Currently, he is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.

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