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Sheryl Felecia Means, Ph.D. joins UNM Africana Studies as a 2019-2020 Post Doctoral Fellow

September 4, 2019 - Africana Studies

Dr. Sheryl Felecia Means

Dr. Sheryl Felecia Means holds a BA in English Literature from Spelman College and earned her Ph.D. in Education Sciences, Philosophical and Cultural Inquiry from the University of Kentucky in May 2018. Her doctoral research focused on Black racial identity formation at Steve Biko Cultural Institute in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Means’ research interests include Afro-Latin America, racial identity formation, and comparative education studies. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and is originally from Newark, New Jersey.