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PhD, Anthropology/Archaeology

27+ years experience
USA

About

He is a scientific editor and reviewer with expertise in anthropology. He was the lead editor of The Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America by SAGE Publications and co-editor of an encyclopedia exploring retentions of African cultural practices in North America. He has extensive experience in editing research papers for publication and he has numerous publications under his name.

Areas of expertise

Anthropology/Archaeology

Education

PhD, Anthropology/Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Publication experience

The SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (co-editor with Mwalimu J. Shujaa). Sage
Akan Cultural History: An Overview. In Kwasi Konadu (ed). Akan People: A Documentary History, pp. 29-88. Markus Weiner Publishers.
Gender and Space in Nineteenth Century Asante. Sankofa Pan-Afrikan Journal of Nationbuilding and ReAfricanization Vol 9 (2).
Issues in Akan Prehistory. Sankofa Pan-Afrikan Journal of Nationbuilding and ReAfricanization Vol 6 (1).
Laboratory Organization, Methods, and Processes (with ML Blakey, ME Mack and R Watkins). The New York African Burial Ground Skeletal Biology Report, Vol. I, pp. 116-149.
Osteological Indicators of Infectious Disease and Nutritional Inadequacy (with C. Null, M.L. Blakey, L.M. Rankin-Hill, and S.H.H. Carrington). The New York African Burial Ground Skeletal Biology Report, Vol. I, pp. 351-402.
Subadult Growth and Development (with S.K. Goode-Null and Leslie Rankin-Hill). The New York African Burial Ground Skeletal Biology Report, Vol. I, pp. 461-516
A Preliminary Affinity Analysis of Crania from the NewYork African Burial Ground Project (with S.O.Y. Keita). American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 30:194
The Ghana Empire and State Formation in West Africa. Sankofa Pan-Afrikan Journal of Nationbuilding and ReAfricanization Vol. 3 (2): 31-42
Growth and Development of Enslaved Africans in Colonial New York (with M.E. Mack and C.J. Terranova). American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 30:281
Gender and African Iron Production: An Examination of Western Archaeological Perspectives. Sankofa Pan-Afrikan Journal of Nationbuilding and ReAfricanization Vol. 3(1):12-24. (Re-published in 2001: Vol 5(1): 26-38)

Certificates and awards

Fellow - Fontaine Society, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma Chapter, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Dean's Honor Roll, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
National Competitive Scholarship, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
National Achievement Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Work experience

Social Media Consultant Appen
Editor (Independent Contractor) University Proofreading
Annotator (Part-time) Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania
Curriculum Developer (Independent Contractor) Education Innovation Laboratories, Harvard College
Quality Assurance Assistant Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Lead Editor The Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America, SAGE Publications
Associate Director/Academic Coordinator Wilson Community School, The Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Philadelphia, PA
Field and Laboratory Supervisor Proyecto Arqueológico El Purgatorio (Project Purgatory), Casma, Peru
Charter School Primary Client Manager (PCM), Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
Translator/Observer (Independent Consultant)- Research for Better Schools, Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Professor: “Introduction to Biological Anthropology,” Widener University, Chester, PA
Anthropology Intern Museum Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Teaching Assistant: Technical Support Assistant. Computer Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania.
Adjunct Professor: Department of Social Sciences, Community College of Philadelphia.
Research Assistant - Bibliografía Mesoamericana. Museum Library, University of Pennsylvania.

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