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Dr. Kelton Edmonds


  • B.A.: North Carolina A&T State University
  • M.A.: North Carolina A&T State University
  • Ph.D.: University of Missouri-Columbia


Dr. Kelton Edmonds grew up in Portsmouth, Va., and graduated high school in 1993.  He was accepted into North Carolina A&T, a historically black college, where he received his B.A. in 1997 and M.A. in 1999 in Secondary Education with a concentration in the Social Sciences, and a Ph.D. in 20th Century American History from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  His research pertains to the Evolution (from non-violent resistance to militance) of Black Student Activism in the 1960s.  He uses North Carolina A&T, in Greensboro, as a case study to evaluate the ebbs and flows of the Student Movement, the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power Movement.  He is our expert in African American Studies and is running several roundtables on areas such as Sports History and has re-established Black History Month as a major event on campus.   

He is the director of the Frederick Douglass Institute at California University of Pennsylvania.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of History, Politics and Society

Academic Program(s)

  • B.A. History

Contact Information



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