Dr. Jones secures Fulbright Fellowship

Congratulations to Department of History-AADS Associate Professor Hilary Jones on receiving a * U.S. Scholar Fulbright Award * for the Africa Regional Research Program in Senegal. The award will allow her to conduct fieldwork in Senegal for her book manuscript, “From Senegal to the French Antilles: West Africa and the Making of the French Atlantic World.” While on the Fulbright, she will work with doctoral students in History and the Anthropology Laboratory of the Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire at University Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar) who are conducting research on slavery, the slave trade, and the African Diaspora.