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Sherry Sherrod DuPree

Sherry Sherrod DuPree, librarian, historian, writer, religious consultant.


  • DuPree, Sherry Sherrod was born on November 25, 1946 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Matthew Needham and Mary Elouise (Heartley) Sherrod.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, North Carolina Central University, 1968. Master of Arts, North Carolina Central University, 1969. Master of Library Science, University Michigan, 1974.

      Educational Specialist, University Michigan, 1978.


    • Media specialist Ann Arbor (Michigan) Public Schools, 1970-1977. Associate reformed library University Florida Libraries, Gainesville, 1977-1983. Reformed library Santa Fe Community College Library., since 1983.

      Project director Institute Black Culture University Florida, Gainesville, since 1982. Visiting professor Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1975. Professor education Bethume Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1984-1988.



    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Church of God in Christ


    Chair Rosewood Massacre Forum. Archivist for Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Detroit. Member American Library Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Society Pentacostal Studies, Society of America Archivists, Alachua Library.

    League, Florida Library. Association (chair resources to religions caucus 1994-1996), Florida Community College Association, League Innovations.





    • Married Herbert Clarence DuPree, January 11, 1975. Children: Amil, AndrĂ©, Andrew.
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    Born November 25, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1968
      North Carolina Central University
    • 1969
      North Carolina Central University
    • 1974
      University Michigan
    • 1978
      University Michigan
    • 1970 - 1977
      Media specialist, Ann Arbor (Michigan) Public Schools
    • 1977 - 1983
      associate, reformed library University Florida Libraries
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1983
      reformed library Santa Fe Community College Library