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Bernie Lombardi

Program Associate, College Pathway Initiative

Bernie Lombardi is Postdoctoral Associate in Africana Studies at Rutgers University, Newark and has been on the team at the Newark City of Learning Collaborative since 2016. His publications have appeared or are forthcoming in Research in African Literatures, College Literature, The Black Scholar, and the edited collection Langston Hughes in Context (Cambridge UP 2023). He also blogs about books and contemporary literary culture on Instagram: @bernie.lombardi

Bernie holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Rutgers University, Newark, a MA in Liberal Studies from the Graduate Center, CUNY, and a BA in African American and African Studies and English from Fordham University.