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Jonathan C. Smith, Ph.D.

Dr. Jonathan Smith, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement at Saint Louis University and a founder and co-director of the Slavery, History, Memory, and Reconciliation (SHMR) Project, passed away on Juneteenth 2021, a day he was thrilled to inaugurate as a university holiday this year. We at SHMR mourn the loss of our beloved colleague and friend, whose commitment to making the world a better place never ceased to inspire us. Read more about his impact and legacy.