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Elizabeth Alexander is a renowned poet, essayist, playwright, scholar and social justice arts advocate who is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets,  the Wun Tsun Tam Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and Director of Creativity and Free Expression at the Ford Foundation. She previously served as the inaugural Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University, where she taught for 15 years and chaired the African American Studies Department. In 2009, she composed and delivered “Praise Song for the Day” for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Her latest book, The Light of the World, was released to great acclaim.

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