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Visiting Scholars

  • ABBOTT, Deborah A.
    A National Genealogist, specializing in African American research, manuscript collections and genealogy methodology
  • BHUIYAN, Rais
    Motivational Speaker, Human Rights Advocate, Peace Activist, Post 9/11 Hate-Crime Survivor, Founder & President, World Without Hate
  • CATCHINGS, Tamika
    Retired Professional Basketball Player with Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
  • GEE, Jayson
    Division I College Basketball Coach
  • GLAUDE, JR., Eddie
    New York Times Bestselling Author & Chair of Princeton's Department of African American Studies
  • GRANDIN, Temple
    American Scientist and Activist
  • HAYGOOD, Wil
    Accomplished Journalist and Award-Winning Author
  • HENDERSON, Jeff (Chef Jeff)
    Award-Winning chef, New York Times Best Selling Author, Entrepreneur & Motivational Speaker, Formerly Incarcerated Person
  • KING, Gilbert
    Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Devil in the Grove
  • KNIFFLEY, JR., Steven
    Black Male, Clinical Psychologist, Professor, Author, Speaker, and Advocate for Marginalized Populations
  • LEIFER, Carol
    Author, Award-Winning Writer, Actress, Stand-Up Comedian
  • LINDSEY, Treva
    Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University
  • MALVEAUX, Julianne
    American Economist, Author, Social and Political Commentator, and Businesswoman
  • MANZANO, Sonia
    American Actress, Screenwriter, Author, Speaker and Singer-Songwriter
  • MORRIS, Monique
    Author, Social Justice Scholar, Filmmaker
  • PEMBERTON, Steve
    Best Selling Author, Philanthropist, Acclaimed Speaker, and Senior Level Executive for the likes of, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Workhuman
  • PILGRIM, David
    Professor, Orator, and Human Rights Activist
  • SELLERS, Bakari
    CNN Political Analyst, Lawyer, & Activist
  • SMITH, Kemba
    Author, Advocate, Speaker, Survivor, Formerly Incarcerated Person
  • WEBSTER, Charmaine
    Founder and Board President for "Black Girl Strategies: Womanish Projects"