Crystal Sanders, associate professor of history and African-American studies at Penn State, has been named director of the Africana Research Center effective July 1.

The Africana Research Center seeks to encourage and support research and scholarship that enhances the lives of Africans across Africa and the African Diaspora, and serves as a catalyst for promoting an enabling environment where cultural production and discourse on diversity can be nurtured in order to advance the research, teaching, and outreach missions of Penn State.

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