Eddie R. Cole, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of higher education and faculty affiliate of the Lyon G. Tyler Department of History at the College of William & Mary. Eddie is a 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a 2017 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and a 2015 National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. He has also received research fellowships and grants from Princeton University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Eddie’s current book project is a national study of college presidents during the 1950s and 1960s, and it is the first history to explore academic leaders’ role in the national conversation about civil rights and educational opportunity. Click here to read more about his scholarship.
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