Welcome Back Students! We hope that you had a restful winter break. We are happy to share that while Director Hoang Phan is on sabbatical this spring 2020 semester, we welcome Professor Toussaint Losier as our Interim Director!
Dr. Toussaint Losier is an Assistant Professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Dr. Losier holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago, with his research focusing on grassroots responses to the postwar emergence of mass incarceration in Chicago. He teaches courses on African American History, Black Politics, Criminal Justice policy, and transnational social movements.