Françoise N. Hamlin (Ph.D. Yale University, 2004) is an Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies. She primarily teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in twentieth century U.S. history, African-American history, and southern history, as well as cultural and Africana Studies. In addition, she co-coordinates partnership activities between Brown and Tougaloo College (MS), such as an annual Civil Rights Spring Break trip for undergraduates. Prior to joining the faculty at Brown, Professor Hamlin was a DuBois-Mandela-Rodney fellow at the University of Michigan (2004-2005), and an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2005-2007). Since then, she has been a Charles Warren Center Fellow at Harvard University (2007-2008), and a Woodrow Wilson-Mellon Fellow (2010-2011). She is the author of Crossroads at Clarksdale: The Black Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta After World War II (University of North Carolina Press, 2012) and co-editor of These Truly Are The Brave: An Anthology of African American Writings on War and Citizenship (University Press of Florida, 2015).