Harvard University just named Haitian-American Claudine Gay Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS)

Great news from the Haitian Diaspora... Harvard University has just named a Haitian-American, Claudine Gay, Dean of their Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS).

Claudine Gay, Haitian-American FAS dean at Harvard University
Claudine Gay, Haitian-American FAS dean at Harvard University

Claudine Gay is the daughter of Haitian immigrants to the United States. Her father was a civil engineer who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, her mother was a registered nurse.

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She received her B.A. in 1992 from Stanford University, where she majored in economics and received the Anna Laura Myers Prize for best undergraduate thesis in economics. She received her Ph.D. in government in 1998 from Harvard and won the Toppan Prize for the best dissertation in political science.

Claudine Gay has been a member of the Harvard faculty since 2006 and the FAS dean of social science since 2015, Gay is the Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government and of African and African American Studies and is the founding chair of Harvard's Inequality in America Initiative.

Read more about Claudine Gay and her experiences at Harvard University from from harvard.edu

Congratulations Madame!

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Haiti Diaspora News says...

Bonnes nouvelles de la diaspora haitienne ...

L'Université Harvard vient de nommer une Américaine d'origine haïtienne, Claudine Gay, doyenne de leur Faculté des arts et des sciences (FAS).

Claudine Gay est la fille d'immigrants haitiens aux États-Unis.

Son père était un ingénieur civil qui travaillait pour le Corps of Engineers de l'armée américaine, sa mère était une infirmière

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