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National Advisory Board

Donathan L. Brown, Ph.D.

M.A., Syracuse University, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Assistant Professor of communications at Ithaca College, Editor of the Journal of Race and Policy, and a member of the Consortium's Advisory Board. Dr. Brown conducts research at the intersection of race, rhetoric and public policy, particularly pertaining to African Americans and Latinos. His research has appeared in the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy (2013), the International Journal of Discrimination and the Law (2013 & 2012), the Journal of Latino and Latin American Studies (2013), the Journal of Race and Policy (2012), Counterterrorism: From the Cold War to the War on Terror (2012), Studies In Ethnicity and Nationalism (2012), the Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity (2012),Communication Law Review (2011), Anti-Immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia (2011), the Widener Journal of Law, Economics & Race (2010), Racism, Slavery and Literature (2010), Domestic Policy Discourse in the New World Order (2010).

Michael L. Clemons, Ph.D.

M.A., University of Maryland-College Park; Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University, Associate Professor of political science at Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia and Executive Director of the Consortium. Dr. Clemons specializes in American politics and international affairs, with an emphasis on the domestic and global political behavior of African Americans. His research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed publications including the Journal of Black Studies, National Political Science Review, Review of Black Political Economy, New Political Science, and the Journal of Latino and Latin Affairs. Clemons is the Founding Editor of The Journal of Race and Policy. He serves on several editorial boards including the International Journal of Africana Studies, Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, and the Journal of Intercultural Disciplines. He is currently completing a manuscript on the international participation of African Americans titled, The Logic of African American Global Participation: A Theoretical and Contextual Approach.

Terry Kershaw, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Washington State University, Professor and Department Head of the Department of Africana Studies at University of Cincinnati and a member of the Advisory Board of the Consortium. Dr. Kershaw is former Vice President of the National Council for Black Studies, Inc. and he currently is a member of the organization's Board of Directors.