Zaakira L. Sadrud-Din

Student Historian

Zaakira L. Sadrud-Din is currently a PhD student and Graduate Assistant in the History Department at Morgan State University. Her research topic interests are the antebellum South and the education during the Reconstruction period.  She previously received her master’s degree in history at Florida A&M University and earned her bachelor’s in history at Dillard University in New Orleans.


Charles R. Baquet, III (1941- )

Ambassador Charles R. Baquet III was born December 24, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  He attended public schools in the city and in 1963 he earned his B.A. in history from Xavier University in New Orleans. In 1975, he earned his M.A. in public administration … Read MoreCharles R. Baquet, III (1941- )

Jendayi E. Frazer (1961- )

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Ambassador Jendayi E. Frazer is currently on the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania.  She has been there since 2009 as the university’s Distinguished Public service Professor in the Heinz College School of Public Policy and Management.  Frazer is also … Read MoreJendayi E. Frazer (1961- )

Roger Dwayne Pierce (1951–)

“Image Ownership:Public Domain” Roger D. Pierce, U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde, was born in Omaha, Nebraska.  Pierce earned his B.A. degree in Spanish Language and Latin American Studies at Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia.  He received his M.A. in Latin American Literature … Read MoreRoger Dwayne Pierce (1951–)