1999 Gill
Milken Scholar 1999
Scholar Profile

Lyndon Gill

Higher Education


Lyndon K. Gill was born in New York City and raised on all the Trinbagonian culture Jamaica, Queens would allow. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a B.A. in African & African American Studies. He received his Ph.D. in African American Studies and Anthropology (with a Secondary Field in Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality) from Harvard University. He has held postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton University's Center for African American Studies and in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Anthropology and Center for Africana Studies. Dr. Gill is currently an Associate Professor of African & African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

High school:  Collegiate Institute for Math and Science


College Year Degree
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
2003 B.A. Political Science and African American Studies
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
2010 Ph.D. African American Studies