Faculty Director, Karsh International Scholars


Karin Shapiro is Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of African and African American Studies and in the Department of History. She has also served as advisor for the Fulbright Fellowship program through 2013. Dr. Shapiro’s interdisciplinary research focuses on the history of the American South as well as South Africa, and she teaches courses on South African history, race and society, and immigration. Dr. Shapiro has served as a Karsh Scholarship Faculty Director since 2017, and students are grateful for her calm and steady guidance.