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Four Women Faculty Elected to Elite Academic Society

Four Women Faculty Elected to Elite Academic Society

By Jack Willis April 29, 2023

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) elected four Georgetown University faculty members April 19 to join its ranks as members of the 2023 class. The four inductees are Marcia Chatelain,...

Georgetown Professor Wins Pulitzer Prize in History

Georgetown Professor Wins Pulitzer Prize in History

By Samantha Sinutko July 1, 2021

When Marcia Chatelain, a Georgetown history professor, was scrolling through Twitter on the afternoon of June 11, she did not expect to find out she had won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for history.  “I...

Georgetown Professor Launches Newsletter, Spurred By Lockdown Disconnection

Georgetown Professor Launches Newsletter, Spurred By Lockdown Disconnection

By Grace Buono February 25, 2021

Amid the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Marcia Chatelain, professor of history and African American studies at Georgetown University, decided to start subscribing to newsletters, both to support...

Panelists Urge Focus on Role of Women in Black Lives Matter Movement

By Quinn Coleman March 28, 2017

The Black Lives Matter movement often excludes women and girls, according to the #BlackLivesMatter panel at the second annual BRAVE Summit in Lohrfink Auditorium on Saturday. The panel featured Erika...

Q&A: Professor Marcia Chatelain Talks Women’s March, Intersectional Feminism

By Jeff Cirillo January 23, 2017

Georgetown University associate professor of history and African-American studies Marcia Chatelain sat down with The Hoya yesterday to discuss the Women’s March on Washington, intersectionality and...

Chatelain Recognized for Passion, Innovation

By Lucy Pash May 15, 2016

Within her first four years at Georgetown, history professor Marcia Chatelain – the recipient of this year’s College Academic Council Honors Teaching Award – has established herself as a passionate,...

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Students gathered for a vigil on the events in Ferguson in Red Square in August.

From Ferguson to Georgetown, Igniting Conversations on Race and Diversity

By Kshithij Shrinath April 24, 2015

On the eve of the first day of classes in August, a collection of members of the Georgetown University community found their way to Red Square. Two weeks earlier, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black...

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Ignite the Dream continued Monday with a student-led event, Pass the Torch.

‘Ignite the Dream’ Begins

By Emily Tu April 14, 2015

Panelists reflected on racial and class-based inequality in the first event in a three-part series titled “Ignite the Dream: Race and Socioeconomic Class in America” held Thursday evening in the Intercultural...

Graduates Receive Gates Cambridge Scholarships

By Emily Tu March 3, 2015

Two Georgetown graduates, Carol Ibe (GRD ’06) and Aya Waller-Bey (COL ’14), received Gates Cambridge Scholarships in mid-February, which offer a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject at the...

Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

By Elaina Koros August 29, 2014

A student-led vigil and a panel discussion between university scholars this week spurred reflection and action on Georgetown’s campus, two and a half weeks after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown...

For Ferguson, Help From a Hashtag

For Ferguson, Help From a Hashtag

By Marcia Chatelain August 26, 2014

If you’ve ever taken a class with me, you know the one thing I am unforgivingly strict about is the use of smartphones in the classroom. I hate gadgets. I hate the way they distract us and interfere...

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