Dr. Burton is the director of the Clemson University CyberInstitute and Distinguished Professor of Humanities,
Emeritus University Distinguished Teacher/Scholar, Professor of History, African
American Studies, and Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also teaches courses in U.S. social and political history, history of the south, race relations,
Civil Rights movement, family & community studies, and quantitative techniques.
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Dr. White is the Associate Dean of Special Collections and Digital Initiatives at the College of Charleston and the Director of the Lowcountry Digital Library. He earned his Ph.D. in History from the University of Florida in 2006. His book, Forging a New Consensus: White Resistance and Desegregation in South Carolina, 1944-1964,is under contract with the University of South Carolina Press.
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Dr. Lewis is an Associate Professor of English at the College of
Charleston and editor of Illuminations.
He teaches courses in African literature, Postcolonial literature and theory, and Contemporary South African literature,
culture & poetry.
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Dr. Gleeson is a Professor of American History at Northumbria
University in Newcastle, England. He teaches courses in American South in 19th Century, Modern Ireland, History of the South
since 1865, ST: Ireland since 1600, and ST: Ireland and the Irish Diaspora.
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Mr. Mobley is a Digital Services Librarian for the Addlestone Library. He graduated with his MLIS from the University of South Carolina where he focused his studies on digital libraries and systems. He previously has worked in the South Carolina Digital Library and the University of South Carolina Digital Collections department and has presented at conferences in the state of South Carolina on open source software implementations in libraries.
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Ms. Gilbert is the Digital Scholarship Librarian for the Addlestone Library at the College of Charleston and the Project Coordinator for the Lowcountry Digital Library. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with her MLIS in 2011. Ms. Gilbert brings over 8 years of web development and digital design experience to the project and has presented at conferences across the nation on metadata standards and digitization initiatives in archives. Ms. Gilbert also holds an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
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Mr. Vinson is the Head of Library Technology at Clemson University Libraries. He also serves as the Principal Investigator of the Open Parks Grid, an IMLS National Leadership Grant-funded project designed to digitize 1.7 million items related to National Parks, including material from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, South Carolina State Parks, and Yellowstone National Park. Mr. Vinson also works closely with the Clemson CyberInstitute and provides guidance for many digital humanities projects.
Dr. Sandra Slater is an Assistant Professor of History and Women's and Gender Studies at the College of Charleston. She teaches classes on Colonial America, American Sexualities, and Gender in the early modern Atlantic world. Her research assesses comparative constructions of European masculinities in the New World during the period of early contact.
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Dr. Brian Kelly specializes in US labor, Southern and African American history at Queens University in Belfast. He is at work on a monograph on Black Workers and Political Mobilization in Reconstruction South Carolina. His first book, Race, Class and Power in the Alabama Coalfields, 1908-1921 (Illinois, 2001) won five major awards, including the Frances Butler Simkins Prize for an outstanding first book by an author in Southern history, and he has published widely on race and labor in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His recent publications include "Labor and Place: The Contours of Freedpeople's Mobilization in Reconstruction South Carolina," Journal of Peasant Studies 35: 4 (October 2008): 653-687, and "Emancipations and Reversals: Labor, Race, and the Boundaries of American Freedom in the Age of Capital," International Labor and Working-Class History 75: 1 (Spring 2009): 1-15.
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Dr. Mendelsohn is an Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at the College of Charleston. He teaches courses on Southern Jewish history, modern Jewish history, and on Jews and race in South Africa and the South. His research focuses on the connections between the Jewish communities of the United States and British Empire in the 19th century. Contact Dr. Mendelsohn at MendelsohnA@cofc.edu
Dr. Taylor is Assistant Professor of History at The Citadel and Coordinator of The Citadel Oral History Program. He teaches courses in U.S. labor, civil rights, and oral history and is presently at work on a book about labor radicalism in the 1970s. He is also co-editor of volumes four and five of The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. (University of California Press 2000 and 2005) and American Labor and the Cold War (Rutgers University Press 2004). Contact Dr. Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sarr is Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University. He received his doctorate in African history from Michigan State University in May 2010 and his primary area of interest is West Africa with special interest in oral history, slavery, the Atlantic slave trade, the African Diaspora, Islam and agrarian change in precolonial Senegambian society.
Dr. Sarr's research interests focus on the late 18th and 19th centuries and on West Africa's Senegambia region. His dissertation, currently under revision for a book manuscript, examines change and continuity in land, property rights and labor relations in the Gambia River basin.
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