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academic administrator , anthropologist

Carol Susan Franklin, American anthropologist, academic administrator. National Fellowships Fund Black Americans fellow, 1974-1979, University California Berkeley Institute Race & Ethnic Relations fellow, 1977-1978.


Franklin, Carol Susan was born on February 5, 1953 in Cleveland. Daughter of Grant Lafayette and Frances (Mason) Franklin.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Hiram College, Ohio, 1974. Master of Arts in Anthropology, University California, Berkeley, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1979.


Research associate College Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, 1979—1982, adjunct professor urban studies, 1980—1982, visiting assistant professor, 1982. Assistant director development education Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, 1983—1987. Head division social & behavioral science.

Consultant, facilitator Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Cleveland, 1980—1982. Speaker in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member planning commission Episcopal Diocese Ohio, chairman future planning sub-committee, since 1987. Chairman Shaker Heights Community Church, since 1988. Trustee African American Museum.

Vice chairman hunger task force Shaker Heights Community Church, 1987. Member of Society Applied Anthropology, American Ethnological Society, Ohio Association Development Education, American Anthropological Association, Society Urban Anthropology, Alpha Kappa Alpha (1st vice president chapter 1985-1986, parliamentarian chapter 1987-1988, president since 1989), Pi Gamma Nu.


Grant Lafayette Franklin

Frances (Mason) Franklin