Periwinkle Humanities Initiative

Founder

Sandra A. Arnold

Founder & Director


Sandra Arnold is a public historian from rural Tennessee where members of her family were once enslaved and  survived the Jim Crow era.  She earned her B.A. in History from Fordham University and is currently the Graduate Fellow for the Study of the Public History of Slavery at Brown University, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities & Cultural Heritage.  Her career to date includes work in education and arts administration, as well as co-producing  public programs with the United Nations Department of Public Information. Sandra's additional research and interests include racial reconciliation, photography and filmmaking.

 
Sandra A. Arnold / Photo: Karsten Morgan

Sandra A. Arnold / Photo: Karsten Morgan