Academic Historian

Myeshia Babers is a Cultural Anthropologist of Contemporary African American Manhood and Masculinity in Western Culture. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology, before earning her masters and Ph.D in Anthropology at Texas A&M University. Currently, she holds a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of Wooster where she teaches four-field introduction to anthropology courses, and sociology courses on race, inequalities, and masculinities in American society.

Adelaide McGuinn Cromwell (1919-2019)

Adelaide McGuinn Cromwell was an accomplished American Sociologist as well as a pioneering scholar of Africa, African America, international relations, and women’s studies. On November 27, 1919, Adelaide was born to a prominent Washington, D.C. family. Her father John Wesley Cromwell Jr. was the first-ever … Read MoreAdelaide McGuinn Cromwell (1919-2019)

Niara Sudarkasa (1938-2019)

Niara Sudarkasa, born Gloria Albertha Marshall, was an accomplished scholar, educator, and cultural anthropologist. She was born on August 14, 1938, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Rowena Marshall. Her mother and maternal grandparents, a farmer and a housewife, who migrated from the Bahamas, raised her … Read MoreNiara Sudarkasa (1938-2019)