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History educator

Jackie Robinson Booker, American history educator. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, University Wisconsin, 1989. Member American History Association (Beveridge grantee 1989), Caribbean Association Professionals and Scholars.

Background

Booker, Jackie Robinson was born on October 22, 1951 in Tryon, North Carolina, United States. Son of Jason Booker and Jewel (Johnson) Green.

Education

Bachelor, North Carolina Central University, 1974. Master of Arts in History, North Carolina Central University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Latin America and Caribbean History, University California, Irvine, 1984.

Career

Assistant professor, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1987-1988, 89-90;fellow, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1988-1989;associate professor, University of Southern California, Spartanburg, 1990-1991;associate professor, Norfolk (Virginia) State University, 1991-1992, 93-94;Fulbright fellow, U. West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 1992-1993;associate professor of history, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, 1994-1996;associate professor of history, South Carolina. State University, since 1996. Book reviewer Virginia Beach (Virginia) Pilot, since 1993, Harper Collins, New York City, 1995.

Speaker in field.

Membership

Member American History Association (Beveridge grantee 1989), Caribbean Association Professionals and Scholars.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: international travel, novels, genealogy, fishing, jogging.

Connections

father:
Jason Booker Green

mother:
Jewel (Johnson) Green