Kevern Verney (left) and Professor Patrick Hagopian with King's history students Hayden Thomas and Antonia Bianchi.
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Verney received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Cambridge in 1981.
University of Keele, Keele, United Kingdom
Verney earned his Master of Arts degree in 1982 and a Ph.D. in 1987 from the University of Keele.
(This volume is an authoritative introduction to the histo...)
This volume is an authoritative introduction to the history of African Americans in US popular culture, examining its development from the early nineteenth century to the present.
(The Debate on Black Civil Rights in America is the first ...)
The Debate on Black Civil Rights in America is the first full-length study to examine the changing academic debate on developments in African American history from the 1890s to the present.
Verney received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Cambridge in 1981. A year later he earned his Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Keele. In 1987, Kevern was given a Ph.D. in American Studies from the same university.
Verney began his career as an assistant of desk officer at Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1986. Two years later he was appointed a lecturer of American history at Edge Hill University. Then in 2003, Kevern became a reader at that university. Since 2006 he has been a professor of history at Edge Hill University.
In addition, Verney served as a historical advisor and contributor to the BBC Radio Two documentary series "The Harry Belafonte Story" from 2005 to 2006. Since 2011 he has been a co-organizer of the Barack Obama Research Network, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Kevern was a commentator on the 2012 United States elections for BBC Radio Lancashire and gave a public lecture at Edge Hill, "Barack Obama and the Polarization of American Politics", to mark the President`s re-inauguration in January 2013. Nowadays he is also an associate dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Edge Hill University.
(The Debate on Black Civil Rights in America is the first ...)2017
(This volume is an authoritative introduction to the histo...)2013
(This book is the authoritative introduction to the histor...)2012
(Booker T. Washington and Black Leadership in the United S...)2013
Kevern Verney has a life partner Juliet Hadley.