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Melissa Harris-Perry

Founding Director
melissa harris-perryMelissa V. Harris-Perry is an award winning author and the host of MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry.” She is Presidential Endowed Professor of Political Science at Wake Forest University. Her academic research is inspired by a desire to investigate the challenges facing contemporary black Americans and to better understand the multiple, creative ways that African Americans respond to these challenges.

 

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Sara Kugler

Program Director
Sara KuglerSara Kugler joined the Anna Julia Cooper Project as a research intern in Fall of 2011. She received her B.A. in Latin American Studies at Tulane University. Sara additionally works with the nonprofit organizations VOTE (Voice of the Ex-Offender) and the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center.