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Dr. John F. Campbell is a graduate of Queens' College, University of Cambridge, and the University of the West Indies in Trinidad. He has written several conference papers on various aspects of eighteenth century plantation society. He will be an assistant lecturer in the History Department at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica for the upcoming academic year.




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Dr. Selwyn H.H. Carrington attended Queen Mary College, University of London, where he studied for the Ph.D. in Imperial History, graduating in 1975.  In 1994, he joined the faculty of the Department of History at Howard University as Visiting Professor in Caribbean History and he  took up a full time appointment in Carribean History in 1996.  His areas of specialization are Caribbean History, the Black Diaspora and the History of the United States.  Dr. Carrington is presently an historian with the African Burial Ground Project.

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Dr. Raymond G. Dobard has been affiliated with Howard University where he is an Associate Professor since 1975. Since 1986, his creative research has included the history and construction of quilts. He has participated in quilt forums, has curated quilt exhibits and has lectured on quilting, and his quilts have been featured in many magazines.  Dr. Dobard serves on the board of directors of the Virginia Quilt Museum and the Advisory Council of The Textile Museum.



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Dr. Edna Greene Medford is Associate Professor in the Department of History at Howard University.  She lectures widely, has worked with C-SPAN, and has been intervewed for several segments of the television program "Civil War Journal."  Currently, Dr. Medford serves as Associate Director for History of the African Burial Ground Project.   She studies issues of life and labor among African-Americans in Tidewater, Virginia in the nineteenth century and topics that relate to the Civil War era.




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Dr. Clifford L. Muse, Jr., University Archivist at Howard University, is a specialist in the development and history of the University. He is co-author, with Thomas C. Battle, of Howard In Retrospect: Images of the Capstone. Dr. Muse is a member of several archival organizations.
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