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 mid-twentieth century, and he explores academic leaders’ role in the national conversation about civil rights and educational opportunity.
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