History professor receives National Humanities Center Fellowship

Bettye Collier-Thomas, professor of history at Temple, has been awarded a National Humanities Center Fellowship for 2014-2015 academic year. Collier-Thomas was one of 41 fellows selected from 362 applicants. Each of the recipients represents scholarship in the humanities: anthropology, art history, classics and archaeology, communications studies, history, law, literature, political science, philosophy and religion. During the fellowship, Collier-Thomas plans to work on her latest book project, She Is A Politician: A History of African American Women and Politics.