Eddie R. Cole, Ph.D., is an associate 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, and the 2018 Early Career Award recipient from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). He is also a 2017 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and a 2015 National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. Additionally, he has 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 mid-twentieth century, and he explores academic leaders’ role in the national conversation about civil rights and educational opportunity.
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