Sheren G. Sanders is an assistant professor of history in the Department of Social Sciences at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, where she teaches courses in African-American, African, United States, Colonial American, and Military History, in addition to World Civilizations and Historiography. She received her B.A. in history from Louisiana State University, M.A. in Social Sciences with a concentration in history and Ph.D. in Public Policy and Urban Affairs from Southern University and A&M College. Her current research explores immigration history and policies in the United States, health care policy for minority women, and African American cultural retentions.
Campbell College, a now-defunct AME college in Mississippi, was founded in 1890 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church and named in honor of one of its bishops, Jabez Pitt Campbell. The college was originally located about one mile from the center of Vicksburg, Mississippi in … Read MoreCampbell College (1890-1964)