Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, has been named 2014 Lund-Gill Chair at Dominican University. As chair, Rose will teach an undergraduate honors seminar next spring on “African American Popular Culture.” During her residency, she will also deliver a public lecture on March 17 and serve as the keynote speaker for the Blues and the Spirit Symposium on May 31. Past Lund-Gill Chairs include Christopher Kennedy, chairman of Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises; Eboo Patel, founder and the executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core; and Chia-Feng Chang, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence and expert in Chinese science and medicine.

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