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Birthplace
United States of America
Residence
United States of America
Identities
United States of America
DOB
1947
Gender
Female

Joy Gleason Carew

Joy Gleason Carew is the resident linguist and Professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville. She met Jan Carew in 1974 at Northwestern University and they spent the next 37 years collaborating on projects together in the US and abroad.

The author of Blacks, Reds, and Russians:  Sojourners in Search of the Soviet Promise (Rutgers University Press, 2008), Joy Gleason Carew is the resident linguist and Professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois, but spent most of her adult life in other parts of the US or abroad, including numerous trips to the USSR/Russia.  Her undergraduate degree was in Russian and French; and her Ph.D. was in Linguistics. She has been teaching in academe for over forty years, in institutions as varied as community colleges, major research universities, small liberal arts colleges, and historically black universities.  She met Jan Carew in 1974 at Northwestern University and they spent the next 37 years collaborating on projects together in the US and abroad.   Dr. Carew has also worked with Jan Carew on previous work, including his memoirs, and collections of essays, stories and poetry.

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