Zaheer Ali 2021 (Photo - Carlos Khalil Guzman)

Zaheer Ali

Zaheer Ali is a historian and scholar of 20th century United States and African-American history. He is currently the inaugural executive director of the Lawrenceville School’s Hutchins Center for Race and Social Justice and an adjunct lecturer at New York University, where he taught a Spring 2017 course titled, “Prince: Sign of the Times,” an examination of Prince’s life and legacy in American history and culture. He’s presented his scholarship on Prince at conferences at Yale, Salford University in Manchester, England, and the University of Minnesota.