Remembering Rosalyn Terborg-Penn, 1941-2018

By Webmaster on Wednesday, December, 26th, 2018 in Memorials. No Comments

On December 25, 2018, ASWAD lost a founding member, and African American studies lost a major pioneer. Rosalyn Terborg-Penn, or “Roz” as friends often called her, was a noted historian and activist; a passionate, committed, disciplined scholar, as well as a ground-breaking figure in expanding the profession. Rosalyn’s scholarship encompassed a front-and-center diasporic perspective. Her Women […]


Sterling Stuckey, March 2, 1932 – August 15, 2018

By Webmaster on Saturday, August, 25th, 2018 in Memorials. No Comments

ASWAD joins colleagues around the world in mourning the loss of our beloved Sterling Stuckey, who passed away on August 15, 2018. But we also celebrate his extraordinary life and contributions. As a founding member of ASWAD, Sterling committed time and personal resources to help launch the fledgling organization. But as important as he was […]