Musician and former Haiti presidential hopeful Wyclef Jean has been named a Visiting Fellow at Brown University. Jean has accepted an appointment in the Department of Africana Studies for the 2010-2011 academic year. Brown University says the Grammy Award winner and activist will engage in activities related to its Haiti Initiative, including lectures, faculty conversations and classes. Jean says his time at Brown will be a “period of learning and reflection.” Jean is hitting all of the right notes. Let’s see: Wyclef Jean — musician, activist, scholar. Sounds good to us.
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