Congratulations to Karen Cook Bell, who received tenure and promotion at Bowie State University in Bowie, MD. Dr. Bell is now Associate Professor of History at Bowie State University. Her book Claiming Freedom: Race, Kinship, and Land in Nineteenth-Century Georgia will be published in January 2018 by the University of South Carolina Press.
ABWH Farwestern Director, Marne Campbell just received tenure at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Campbell is now an Associate Professor of African American Studies. Her first book, Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917 was published last fall by University of North Carolina Press. We will be celebrating Marne and all the Farwestern regions accomplishments in our annual end of the semester gathering coming soon. firstname.lastname@example.org