Nicole Burrowes

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Honors College Faculty Fellow in Residence

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[On Leave - Spring 2024]

Dr. Nicole A. Burrowes is a Faculty Fellow in Residence at the Honors College. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Rutgers University. Her scholarship focuses on African Diaspora Studies, with a specialization in Caribbean and African American history. She is an affiliate with the Rutgers Advanced Institute for Critical Caribbean Studies, Africana Studies, and the Center for Latin American Studies. Dr. Burrowes was named a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American Historians and has received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Institute for Citizens and Scholars, the Department of History at Brown University, and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. She obtained her in doctorate in Latin American and Caribbean History and African Diaspora Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2015. For ten years, she supported underrepresented undergraduates to pursue graduate studies through the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute in Harlem, where she served as Assistant Director. She also has worked with communities for transformative justice for over two decades.