Dean’s Award Winners 2024
Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who, through their involvement on and off campus, embody Oxy’s four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Community and Service.
Occidental College's four Dean's Award winners for 2024

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Monica M. White Named 2024 Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence
White, an Andrew Carnegie Fellow, is the Distinguished Chair of Integrated Environmental Studies and associate professor of environmental justice at the University of Wisconsin...
Ashon Crawley Named 2023 Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence
Crawley is a scholar, artist , and associate professor of religious studies and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia.
Foreman To Speak on the Forgotten History of 19th-Century Black Activism
Literary historian, digital humanist and 2022 MacArthur Fellow P. Gabrielle Foreman will speak on "Why Didn’t We Know?!: The Forgotten History of the Colored Conventions and 19th...
Oxy Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Research
Five Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service Sept. 13 in the College’s annual faculty awards ceremony.
Justin Dunnavant Named 2022 Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence
Dunnavant is an archaeologist, assistant professor of anthropology at UCLA, and co-founder and president of the Society of Black Archaeologists .
New Books by Oxy Faculty Explore New Ground
Occidental faculty combine teaching and research in equal measure, with each informing the other.
Keisha N. Blain Named 2021 Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence
Blain—historian, author and president of the African American Intellectual History Society—has been named Occidental College’s Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in...
James Ford III Awarded MLA’s Scarborough Prize for First Book
James Ford III , associate professor of English and Black Studies , has been presented with the Modern Language Association of America’s 2020 William Sanders Scarborough Prize for...
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