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Luncheon: Jonathan Holloway, Provost, Northwestern University

Jonathan Holloway, Provost, Northwestern University

Jonathan Holloway became Provost of Northwestern University on August 1, 2017.  He is Northwestern University's Chief Academic Officer and an ex officio member of the faculty of each school. In this role he: Supervises the educational policies and academic priorities of the University; Encourages and coordinates initiatives in undergraduate and graduate education; Oversees preparation of the university's annual budget; Acts on faculty appointments and promotions; Directs allocation of resources and space to academic units; Is the acting chief executive officer in the absence of the President.

Provost Holloway specializes on post-emancipation United States history with a focus on social and intellectual history. He is the author of Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941 (2002) and Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940 (2013), both published by the University of North Carolina Press. He edited Ralph Bunche’s A Brief and Tentative Analysis of Negro Leadership (NYU Press, 2005) and co-edited Black Scholars on the Line: Race, Social Science, and American Thought in the 20th Century (Notre Dame University Press, 2007). He wrote an introduction for the 2015 edition of W.E.B. Du Bois’s Souls of Black Folk, published by Yale University Press, is under contract with Oxford University Press for a survey tentatively titled The Cause of Freedom: An Introduction to African American History, and is currently working on a new book, A History of Absence: Race and the Making of the Modern World.

Before moving to Northwestern Holloway was the Dean of Yale College and Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies at Yale University.

Holloway received a bachelor’s degree with honors in American Studies from Stanford University. He then went on to earn three advanced degrees from Yale, an M.A. in history, an M.Phil. in history and a Ph.D. in history. He began his academic career at the University of California, San Diego, before joining the faculty at Yale in 1999.

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When:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:10 PM until 1:20 PM
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