Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Join BU Department of History

The Boston University History Department extends a warm welcome to Professor Ibram Kendi, an acclaimed and prize-winning scholar of US history and the history of racism and anti-racism, who will be joining our department this summer, following the university’s standard professorial appointment process. Dr. Kendi will not only bring his scholarly and teaching strengths to the History Department, he will also establish a new “BU Center for Antiracist Research”. You can read more about Kendi’s arrival at Boston University in BU Today, which also features a special Q&A with Kendi. Ibram Kendi’s most recent article for The Atlantic, focused on the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and the protests it has spawned, can be found here.