GSU selects Haitian-American journalist to launch its Africa and diaspora studies center – Texas Metro News

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By Michel Cleverley
FRENCHBURG — Georgia State University has selected Edvige Jean-François, an award-winning Haitian-American journalist and former CNN producer, to be the executive director of its new Center for Studies on Africa and Its Diaspora (CSAD) on the Atlanta campus.
Jean-François, starting July 1, will promote conversation about the African diaspora and its historical and cultural impact worldwide. The center, focused on scholarship related to understanding the diaspora and its global contributions, was founded in 2020 by a group of interdisciplinary faculty members.
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