Taubman College

Fellowship

Sojourner Truth Fellow Position

This position is intended to recruit scholars who will bring issues of race and ethnicity into teaching and research in any substantive area related to urban and regional planning for a semester or an academic year. Professors on sabbatical, faculty beginning teaching careers, students who are writing dissertations, reflective practitioners, and individuals at any other stages of their careers are invited to apply. Applicants should have interest in educating both professionally oriented students and future scholars and are expected to be committed to scholarly and/or creative and professional work.

Sojourner Truth, a freed slave, became a leading abolitionist and feminist of the nineteenth century. One of her last major projects was an initiative to provide land to freed slaves. She was a resident of Michigan for the last 25 years of her life.