Paterno Library, Foster Auditorium Rm. 102, State College, PA, 16801


Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Derrick AlridgeDr. Alridge will discuss his "Teachers in the Movement" project, which includes oral history interviews with elementary, secondary, and university teachers and educators about their participation in and efforts during the Civil Rights Movement. 

Dr. Derrick Alridge earned his doctoral degree from the Penn State College of Education in Educational Theory and Policy in 1997.  He is now a professor of education and an affiliate faculty member in the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia, and founding director of UVA's Center for Race and Public Education in the South.