HBW Staff

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Sarah Arbuthnot Lendt
Research Project and Program Coordinator, Fall 2003 – present
Robert Cajas
Collections assistant for the Black Book Interactive Project
Petre Dimitriu
Collections assistant for the Black Book Interactive Project, Fall 2021 - present, (He/Him)
Dr. Maryemma Graham
Founding Director, Project on the History of Black Writing and BBIP Lead, Distinguished Professor of English, University of Kansas, 1983 - present, Distinguished Professor of English, University of Kansas
Kai Hansen
Social media team, Fall 2020- Present
Ayesha Hardison
Project Director, Associate Professor in the Departments of English and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, 2017 - present
Jade Harrison
BBIP Project Manager, Fall 2019- Present
Sandra Jacobo
Coordinator for the Black Literary Suite for 2022
Amar Kamalulrahim
Emerging Scholar
Onat Kolcu
BBIP Collections Assistant, Spring 2022 - Present
David James Miller
Spring 2022 - Present
Erin Murray
BBIP Scholars Program Coordinator, Spring 2022 - Present 
Christopher Peace
Zora! Literary Festival intern and "Hurston on the Horizon" NEH summer institute team, Fall 2017- present
Meleah Perez
Collections Assistant Black Book Interactive Project (BBIP)
Ashley Simmons
Coordinating the organization of HBW’s archive
Ryan Skrabalak
Collections assistant for the Black Book Interactive Project, Fall 2021 - present, (He/Him)
Victoria Garcia Unzueta
Social Media Manager/Emerging Scholar, Fall 2019- Present
Lucy Whittington
HBW Archives Collections Assistant, Spring 2022 - Present
Brendan Williams-Childs
BBIP Collections Assistant Fall 2020- Present

 

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