Rev. Dr. W. Benjamin Boswell

Rev. Dr. W. Benjamin Boswell is the creator and founder of Confronting Whiteness; an organization committed to transforming people racialized as white into anti-racist practitioners in their spheres of power and influence. He has served as the Senior Minister of Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC since 2016. A former U.S. Army Officer with… Continue reading Rev. Dr. W. Benjamin Boswell

Dr. Rebecca Godwin

Rebecca Godwin is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Piedmont University. She received her PhD in Entomology from the University of California, Davis. Her research centers around the taxonomy and phylogenetics of trapdoor spiders. She teaches a number of courses ranging from introductory biology to invertebrate biodiversity. Her interests include evidence-based teaching and facilitating inclusion… Continue reading Dr. Rebecca Godwin

Dr. Julia Schmitz

Julia Schmitz is an Associate Professor of Biology and Director of the QEP at Piedmont University. She received her PhD in Microbiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and did a post-doc with the SPIRE program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Her research centers around researchingE. coli in the wetlands as… Continue reading Dr. Julia Schmitz

Dr. Jennifer Morrison

Dr. Jennifer Morrison is Assistant Professor of English at Xavier University. She obtained a B.A. in English from Dillard University, an M.A. from Northwestern State University, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her research focuses on the nuances and specifics of African American culture in American literary and cultural studies.… Continue reading Dr. Jennifer Morrison

Dr. Keri Leigh Merritt

Dr. Keri Leigh Merritt is a historian, writer, and activist based in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her B.A. from Emory University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. Her first book, Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South (Cambridge University Press, 2017), won both the Bennett Wall Award from… Continue reading Dr. Keri Leigh Merritt