Alumni (National Fellow)

Danielle Wiggins

National Fellow
Class: 2018
B.A. Yale University (2012)
Ph.D. Emory University (2018)
Professional Sector:
Fields of Interest:
African American History
American Political Development
Economic Policy
Urban History
National Fellow
Dream Mentor:
Elizabeth Hinton (Harvard University)

Thesis Description

Crime Capital: Economic Development, Public Safety, Urban Development, and Black Politics in Post-Civil Rights Atlanta

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