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Reconciling with our Historical Memory: Committing to HBCUs as Social Progression

June 13th, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In honor of Juneteenth and the recent conversations around Harvard & The Legacy of Slavery, specifically the identified recommendation to Develop Enduring Partnerships with Black Colleges and Universities, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion welcomes Historian Theopolies J. Moton III.

Dr. Theopolies J. Moton III is an Assistant Teaching Professor of History of American Education and Higher Education in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. With research, teaching, and service commitments to advancing racial justice, cultural understanding and culturally responsible policies and practices in higher education, his specialties include the history of U.S. education, the history of African American education, the history of U.S. higher education, education law, and culturally responsive program assessment.

Moton earned his earned a B.A and M.A. from the Southern University at A&M College at Baton Rouge in Modern United States History and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Education Policy Studies.

If you would like to request accommodations for this event or have questions about access, please contact Jennifer Castro at jcastro@hsph.harvard.edu in advance of the program.


Date: June 13th, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums