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Speaker Series: Megan Ming Francis, Political Science, University of Washington

  • When: October 7, 2020, 12 pm
  • Where: Zoom: To register, contact Sophie Kofman at skofman@abfn.org

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Photo and bio courtesy of Megan Ming Francis

Megan Ming Francis is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington and a Senior Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and a Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights at the Harvard Kennedy School. Francis was a former research fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute at the NAACP-LDF. Francis specializes in the study of American politics, with broad interests in criminal punishment, Black political activism, philanthropy, and the post-civil war South. She is the author of the award winning book, Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State and is currently working on her next book ‘How to Fund a Movement’ which examines the history and future of philanthropy’s complicated relationship with social movements. Francis is a proud alumnus of Seattle Public Schools, Rice University in Houston, and Princeton University where she received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Politics.

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