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educator , historian , writer

Brian Ernest Ward, British historian, educator, writer. Recipient Archie K. Davis fellow North Carolinana Society, 1995; Carter G. Woodson Institute postdoctoral fellow University Virginia, 1995-1996, Arts and Humanities Research Board fellow, London, since 1999. Member British Association for American Studies, Organization American Historians, Southern History Association.

Background

Ward, Brian Ernest was born on April 24, 1961 in Nolton, Lincolnshire, England. Son of Gerald Thomas and Edith Mary (Adshead) Ward.

Education

Bachelor in American Studies with honors, University East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Cambridge (England) University, 1995.

Career

Temporary lecturer in American history University Durham, England, 1990-1991. Lecturer in American history University Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1991-1998, reader in American history England, since 1998. Associate professor University Florida, since 2000.

Director Martin Luther King Junior Memorial conferences, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1993, 98.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm & Blues, Black Consciousness and Race Relations, 1998 (American Book award 1999, James A. Rawley prize 1999). Co-editor: The Making of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement, 1996.

Membership

Member British Association for American Studies, Organization American Historians, Southern History Association.

Connections

father:
Gerald Thomas Ward

mother:
Edith Mary (Adshead) Ward