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Scarlet and Black Postdoctoral Fellows (Cohort II: 2022-2023)

VIEW OUR INAUGURAL COHORT OF SCARLET AND BLACK POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS 

VIEW OUR INAUGURAL COHORT OF SCARLET AND BLACK POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS 

Adam Biggs

Adam Biggs

Rutgers-New Brunswick

Postdoctoral Associate in History, Rutgers-New Brunswick

Rutgers-New Brunswick

Area of Expertise: Race and Health

Dr. Adam Biggs is a recent graduate of the American Studies program at Harvard University and is on leave from an appointment as an Instructor of African American Studies and US History at the University of South Carolina Lancaster. His research interests include African American history, civil rights activism, and the history of medicine.

Khemani Gibson

Khemani Gibson

Rutgers-New Brunswick

Postdoctoral Associate in History, Rutgers–New Brunswick

Rutgers-New Brunswick

Area of Expertise: Social Justice

Dr. Khemani Gibson is a historian of the African Diaspora focusing on the Black migration in the Caribbean Basin looking at the West Indian immigrant community in Panama during the twentieth century. For his manuscript: Citizens of Their Own Nation: The West Indian Immigrant Community in Panama, 1914-1961, he examines how West Indian immigrants used migration and claims making as methods to achieve full freedom in the post-emancipation circum-Caribbean.