30 May 2018

Congratulations to 2014 Foundation scholar Wendell Adjetey, whose doctoral dissertation, “From the North Star to the Black Star: African North Americans and the Search for a Land of Promise, 1919-1984” has received no less than four awards. In addition to receiving Yale University’s Willard Brittain, Jr. Leadership Award, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences bestowed three honors on Adjetey’s dissertation: the Sylvia Ardyn Boone Prize for African American history, the Edwin W. Small Prize for “outstanding” contribution to U.S. history, and the Canadian Studies Prize. Congratulations, Wendell!

Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey

Wendell is examining how cross-border migrations in Great Lakes cities enabled Black people to effect political change in Canada and the US.

2014 Scholars