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Miriam Decosta-Willis

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Dr. Miriam DeCosta-Willis holds a PhD and an MA from Johns Hopkins University, and a BA from Wellesley College. Dr. DeCosta-Willis was the first African American faculty member of Memphis State University, and later became a professor of Spanish and chairperson of the Department of Romance Languages at Howard University. She went on to hold positions at LeMoyne-Owen College, George Mason University, and finally at the University of Maryland where she remained until her retirement.

DeCosta-Willis is the author of several books, including, Daughters of the Diaspora: Afra-Hispanic Writers. She also served as an associate editor of “SAGE: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women” for ten years. She is co-founder and a former chairperson of the Memphis Black Writers Workshop, serves on the Memphis Arts Council advisory committee and is a review panelist for the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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