Sonja Haynes Stone

Sonja Haynes Stone

Sonja Haynes Stone

Associated Building(s): Sonja Haynes Stone Center;

Other Relationships: Professor of African and African American Studies

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Lifespan: 1938-12-14/1991-08-10

Race: Black

Sex: Female

Relationship(s) to University: Professor

Era(s): 20th Century Modernization

Involvement(s): Civil Rights


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Latitude/Longitude: 41.877374, -87.700608

Sonja Haynes Stone (1938-1991) came to UNC in 1974 to lead the Curriculum in Afro-American Studies. Stone was a favorite professor to many students; she received the Class of 1990’s Favorite Faculty Award and was the first recipient of the General Alumni Association’s Outstanding Black Faculty Award. Before UNC, she worked in the Northeastern Illinois University Department of Inner City Studies.

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