Scholars working on Slavery at Institutions of Higher Learning



Felix Armfield (Buffalo State) Research on "slaves on campus"

Mark Auslander (Anthropology, Brandeis) Research and teaching: Memories of slavery at Emory College/Emory University

Sven Beckert (History, Harvard) Taught research seminar on slavery at Harvard.

Ira Berlin (History, University of Maryland) Has supervised student research on slavery at Maryland Agricultural College

Herbert Brewer (History, University of Maryland) Has supervised student research on slavery at Maryland Agricultural College

Al Brophy (UNC-Chapel Hill) Slavery and law, particular interests in University of Alabama, University of Georgia, University of Mississippi, University of North Carolina, Randolph Macon College, and William & Mary; college literary addresses and student orations; moral philosophy; theorizing apologies and reparations.

James T. Cambell (History, Stanford) Research: Brown University and the Atlantic slave trade; Chaired the Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice at Brown.

Sandy Darity. (Duke University) Research and teaching: slavery and the African-American presence at the University of North Carolina.

Sarah Doyle.

Ywone Edwards-Ingram (Colonial Williamsburg and Anthropology, College of William and Mary) is teaching a freshman seminar (Spring 2010), "Invisible Heritage," which focuses in part on William and Mary itself: the course introduces students to ongoing efforts to research and present African-American history and culture to the public, focusing on factors that have helped or hindered these activities at key historic sites, museums, libraries, and other venues.

Robert Engs (Pennsylvania, ret; associated scholar at William and Mary): Slavery in the history of the College of William and Mary.

Leslie Harris (History, Emory) Director, Transforming Community Project.

Terry L. Meyers. (English, College of William and Mary) Slavery at William and Mary.

Melissa Nobles (MIT) Research: Theorizing apologies

Jennifer Oast (History, Bloomsburg University) Research: Institutional slaveholding at William & Mary, University of Virginia, Hampden-Sydney College, and Hollins University.

Freddie L Parker (History, North Carolina Central University) Slavery in the early history of the North Carolina university system.

Michael Surgrue. History. Ave Maria University. (South Carolina College research)