Student Historian

Lorenzo Bright is a graduate student who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in museum studies from Johns Hopkins University. His bachelor’s degree in history is from Florida State University. He has presented a number of papers ranging from the African American impact on NASA, and the role of the Harlem Hellfighters in the First World War.  His most recent project included organizing and transcribing oral histories of members of the African American community in the Marietta, Georgia area for Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park. His next project will be serving as an oral history intern at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The Clearwater, Florida native specializes in Civil Rights history, current events, and the impact of African Americans in a variety of fields.