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Tomiko Brown-Nagin named dean of Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Tomiko Brown-Nagin graduated from Furman in 1992 with a degree in history. (Photo Credit: Phil Farnsworth/Harvard University)

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, a 1992 Furman graduate and a leading historian on law and society, has been named dean of Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

She will assume her new position on July 1.

Brown-Nagin teaches constitutional law at Harvard Law School (HLS) and is a history professor in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She is also faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, and co-director of the HLS Law and History Program.

Brown-Nagin, who graduated from Furman in 1992 with a degree in history, holds a doctorate in history from Duke University and a law degree from Yale Law School.

Read more about her new position on the Harvard University website.

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