The speakers in the Race and Identity Dialogue include Lander University faculty members in English, history, political science, psychology, and sociology; Lander’s director of student activities, as well as persons outside of the university who are active community leaders and citizens.  All speakers are equipped with enabling participants in this series to carefully reflect upon topics and cultivate dialogue about race and identity.

Rev. Alexis Carter Thomas serves as Project Director and Dr. Shaunette Parker serves as Assistant Project Director.
 

 

James AndersonDr. James Anderson
Associate Professor of English
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Laura MartinLaura Martin
Lecturer of English
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Starlyn McGee-AndersonStarlyn McGee-Anderson
Lecturer of English
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Lucas McMillanDr. Lucas McMillan
Professor of Political Science
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Mamie NicholsonMamie Nicholson
President
The Self Family Foundation

 

 

 

 

Shaunette ParkerDr. Shaunette Parker
Visiting Lecturer of Psychology
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Zach RubinDr. Zach Rubin
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Todd ShawDr. Todd Shaw
Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies
University of South Carolina

 

 

 

 

Alexis Carter ThomasRev. Alexis Carter Thomas
Part-Time Faculty in Religion
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Chris ThomasRev. Chris Thomas
Director
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site

 

 

 

 

Demario WattsDr. Demario Watts
Director of Student Activities
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Kevin WitherspoonDr. Kevin Witherspoon
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair and Professor of History
Lander University

 

 

 

 

Ashley WoodiwissDr. Ashley Woodiwiss
Professor of Political Science
Lander University