Current research includes work on children and the complexities of activism during the civil rights movement.
Professor Hamlin first monograph, _Crossroads At Clarksdale: The Black Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta After World War II_ recently won the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians First Book Prize for 2012 and the Lillian Smith Book Award. She has also completed an edited anthology (as co-editor), _Thunder at the Gate: An Anthology of African Americans Writing on War and Citizenship_ which is forthcoming.
Françoise N. Hamlin (Ph.D. Yale University, 2004) is the Hans Rothfels Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and History and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in twentieth century African American history, southern history, U.S. history and cultural studies. Prior to joining the faculty at Brown, Professor Hamlin was a DuBois-Mandela-Rodney fellow at the University of Michigan (2004-2005), and an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2005-2007). Since then she has been a Charles Warren Center Fellow at Harvard University (2007-2008), and a Woodrow Wilson-Mellon Fellow (2010-2011).
FRANÇOISE N. HAMLIN, Ph.D.
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