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Martin Kilson earned his PhD in political science at Harvard. Soon afterwards, he was appointed as Lecturer in the Department of Government, making him the first African-American faculty member to teach at Harvard College. When he received full tenure in 1969, Professor Kilson became the first African American tenured professor at Harvard. In 1988, Professor Kilson was appointed as the Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government. He has written over one hundred journal articles and co-edited several books.