Ousley Scholar-in-Residence

The Office of Student Success, Equity & Community Ousley Scholar In Residency honors the legacy of Grace Ousley, the first black woman to graduate from Beloit College, and is a junior scholar/activist/organizer/intellectual who is committed to the theory and practice of social justice. They should embody the “academic hustler” who fights for “social justice” in all aspects of their work. Support for the residency comes from the Weissberg Program in Human Rights and Social Justice and the Office of Student Success. Equity, & Community.


Tabias Olajuawon Wilson, 2018 Ousley Scholar

Tabias Olajuawon Wilson


Author, consultant, speaker, scholar-creator, and Ph.D. student, who was selected as one of BlogHERs 2017 Voices of The Year.

Dr. Moya Bailey, 2017 Ousley Scholar

Dr. Moya Bailey


First speaker of the inaugural Ousley Lecture and an assistant professor in the department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies and the program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Northeastern University.

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