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A career Foreign Service officer, Gonzales was nominated by President Joe Biden. He most recently served as deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of African Affairs.
Occidental College has announced its 2022-23 cohort of Barack Obama Scholars, the prestigious leadership training program that has been re-imagined to make it available to more students based on their undergraduate performance and interests.
The associate professor of politics is heading the Center for Research and Scholarship (CRS), which supports, promotes, and builds community around faculty research, scholarship and professional achievement.
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-Residence this year.
With the 2020 election right around the corner, Oxy students are busy getting out the vote as part of Campaign Semester, the only undergraduate program in the country that offers a full semester’s credit for a fully immersive experience into the American political process.
University of Chicago cultural theorist C. Riley Snorton has been named Occidental College’s 2020 Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence.
Occidental College professors Peter Dreier and Mijin Cha will discuss and sign copies of their new anthology, We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism – American Style (New Press) at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena on Thursday, January 23 at 7 p.m.
Can new conceptions of human rights be part of a more effective response to a wave of global xenophobic nationalism?
Occidental’s Ainsley LeSure has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship and a visiting faculty fellowship at Brown University that will support a sabbatical year of work on her latest book, an exploration of the tenacity of racial injustice.