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Shelvia Dancy

Shelvia Dancy has held positions as a journalist-in-residence at North Carolina State University; a reporter and anchor at WPTY in Memphis and News 14 Carolina in Raleigh; a national correspondent for the Newhouse News Service; and a reporter for The (Syracuse) Post-Standard. She has also been a contributor to CNN, the Discovery Channel and Oxygen.
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Carolyn (Collie) Fulford

Dr. Collie Fulford is Associate Professor and Director of the Academic and Professional Writing Program at the University of Buffalo SUNY. Her research areas include adult learners and lifespan writing, writing program administration and development, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. During her 2017-18 fellowship, she integrated multiple digital pedagogies into the technical and
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Julie D. Nelson

Julie D. Nelson is currently Assistant Professor at the University of Tampa. Her fellowship project in 2017-18, Transforming NCCU Rhetorics: A Curated Collection, engaged students in her History of Rhetoric course (mostly juniors and seniors English majors) in the creation of a digital text for a local, public audience. Links University of Tampa faculty page

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Lenora Helm Hammonds

Lenora Helm Hammonds is Assistant Professor of Music at NCCU (faculty page | artist website). A singer, composer, arranger and lyricist, she teaches in the Jazz Studies Program and directs the NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble. She is faculty coordinator of the Teaching Artist Certificate Program, the first of its kind at an HBCU, which prepares
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Charmaine McKissick-Melton

Dr. Charmaine McKissick-Melton is Associate Professor of Mass Communications at NCCU, where she also directs the department’s long-standing off-campus internship program. Her teaching specialties include integrated marketing communications, e-commerce, speech communication and broadcast journalism. Her research interests include the Civil Rights Movement’s role in media, the cultural and behavioral influence of mass media, and health
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W. Russell Robinson

Dr. W. Russell Robinson is an assistant professor in the Media Studies curriculum housed in the Department of Mass Communication. His teaching interests include mass media and popular culture, gender and sexuality, Black masculinity, critical race theory, new media, media advocacy, and the politics of media representation. Dr. Robinson is the chair of the NCCU
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Tony A. Frazier

Dr. Tony A. Frazier is currently Associate Professor of History at NCCU. His research interests include the African Presence in Europe, Atlantic slavery and emancipation, and the social and legal history of blacks in Great Britain. He teaches early modern European history, modern European History, African American history, and the African Diaspora. For his fellowship
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