She is an adjunct professor of African American history who has taught children, adults, community college students and university students as well. She has undergraduate degree in psychology as well as additional study in history and international studies that fuelled the research she took as a graduate student in contemporary European history. On first glance one would assume that her area of concentration is Europe. It isn't. She is fully focused on Europe as starting point for study of colonialism, colonization, Trans-Atlantic slavery, the American slave system and African American culture and life.
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