Stephany spaulding Rose

Disciplinary Area: American Studies

Dissertation Focus/Title: "The Crisis of White Imagination: Towards the Literary Abolition of Whiteness"

Undergraduate Institution: Clark Atlanta University

MMUF Mentor: Professor Gwendolyn Morgan

Graduate Institution: Purdue University

Ph.D.: 2007

suzette spencer

Disciplinary Area: African American and Diaspora Studies; LIterature, Culture, and Black Feminism

Dissertation Focus/Title: African American & Caribbean Literature, History, and Culture

Undergraduate Institution: Clark Atlanta University

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Isabella Jenkins

Graduate Institution: UC Berkeley

Ph.D.: 2002

derrick spires

Disciplinary Area: English

Dissertation Focus/Title: "Black Theories of Citizenship in the Early United States, 1793-1860"

Undergraduate Institution: Tougaloo College

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Jerry wArd

Graduate Institution: Vanderbilt University

Ph.D.: 2012

 
 
 

frederick staidum Jr.

Disciplinary Area: African American Studies

Dissertation Focus/Title: Anglo-Creole Encounters: Moments of Crisis and Intercoloniality in 19th Century New Orleans Committee"

Undergraduate Institution: Dillard University

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Marshall Stevenson

Graduate Institution: Northwestern University

Ph.D.: 2015

 
 
 

calandra tate moore

Disciplinary Area: Mathematics

Dissertation Focus/Title: An Investigation of the Relationship between Automated Machine Translation Evaluation Metrics and User Performance on an Information Extraction Task"

Undergraduate Institution: Xavier University of Lousiana

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Gurdial Arora

Graduate Institution: University of Maryland, College Park

Ph.D.: 2007

 
 
 

roderick thomas

Disciplinary Area: Sociology

Dissertation Focus/Title: "An examination of the manifest functions, latent functions, and dysfunctions of fraternities and sororities"

Undergraduate Institution: Tougaloo College

MMUF Entry Year: 1995

Graduate Institution: Michigan State University

Ph.D.: 2010

 
 
 

jeffrey thomas

Disciplinary Area: Theology

Dissertation Focus/Title: "The Liberative-Prophetic: A Socio-Theological and Psychospiritual Analysis of Skid Row, Los Angeles"

Undergraduate Institution: Paine College

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Ronald Lewis

Graduate Institution: Claremont School of Theology

Ph.D.: 2009

 
 
 

brandy thomas wells

Disciplinary Area: History

Dissertation Focus/Title: "She Pieced and Stitched and Quilted, Never Wavering nor Doubting": A Historical Tapestry of African American Women's Internationalism, 1890s-1960s"

Undergraduate Institution: Paine College

MMUF Mentor: Dr. N.J. Kuntima-Makidi

Graduate Institution: Ohio State University

Ph.D.: 2015

 
 
 

courtney thompson

Disciplinary Area: American Studies - Literature

Dissertation Focus/Title: "Capturing Democracy: Black Women Activists and the Struggle for Equal Rights, 1920s-1970s"

Undergraduate Institution: Hampton University

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Kristen Saunders

Graduate Institution: Purdue University

Ph.D.: 2011

 
 
 

walter tillman

Disciplinary Area: Education Leadership and Research

Dissertation Focus/Title: "The Ebony Seven: A Presidential Blueprint for Private Black College Achievement of Global Competitiveness"

Undergraduate Institution: Dillard University

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Sylvia Ballard-Huete

Graduate Institution: Louisiana State University

Ph.D.: 2014

 
 
 

danica tisdale fisher

Disciplinary Area: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Dissertation Focus/Title: "The Pageant Politic: Race and Representation in American Beauty Contests and Culture"

Undergraduate Institution: Spelman College

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Alma Jean Billingslea

Graduate Institution: Emory University

Ph.D.: 2012

 
 
 

jill toliver richardson

Disciplinary Area: English

Dissertation Focus/Title: Caribbean Literature/"Narratives of Displacement: The Evolution of the Caribbean-American Transnational Narrative"

Undergraduate Institution: Spelman College

MMUF Mentor: Dr. Alma Jean Billingslea

Graduate Institution: The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Ph.D.: 2008