Dr. Charles McKinney, the Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies and associate professor of history, is serving as lead scholar for the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminar on the Civil Rights Movement.
Dr. Charles McKinney, the Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies and an associate professor of history, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching. Dr. Marsha Walton, a professor of psychology, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Research.
In An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee, scholars examine Memphis’ role in African American history. Prof. McKinney co-edited the book with University of Memphis history chair Dr. Aram Goudsouzian.